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#473739 - 05/20/18 10:05 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] What Hotkeys Do You Use or Need
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If you post the most common Biab actions, hotkeys you use or need I will try to add them to the Chord Picker Tool default User Action Buttons, any of these can also be set to the middle mouse button to save going through tress of menus. Free Biab Chord Picker Tool



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#473830 - 05/21/18 08:54 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: What Hotkeys Do You Use or Need [Re: Pipeline]
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If you are running in "Always On Top" mode, the BB Menu could also be added to the Chord Picker GUI:

Biab Menu Clone.exe
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6vjbpm55excw6z6/Biab%20Menu%20Clone.zip?dl=1


Biab Menu Clone.ahk script only
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2t3kyl98i6uwjez/Biab%20Menu%20Clone.ahk.zip?dl=1

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#512858 - 12/26/18 12:35 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: What Hotkeys Do You Use or Need [Re: Pipeline]
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I'm looking forward to filling out this thread over the coming weeks :-)
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#512904 - 12/26/18 02:04 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: What Hotkeys Do You Use or Need [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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The User Action Buttons are in the settings.ini in the Chord Picker install folder, open with Notepad.
You have the button name: ButtonCA11name=Unfold
and the button function: ButtonCA11funct=!{e},{Down 10},{Right},{Down 5},{Enter}
so it sends Alt+e to open the Edit menu
goes down 10
then right
down 5 and hits enter.

http://xahlee.info/mswin/autohotkey_key_notations.html

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[BiabVersionSet]
key=2016_later
[CustomActionButtons1]
ButtonCA11name=Unfold
ButtonCA12name=Freeze All
ButtonCA13name=UnFreeze All
ButtonCA14name=Output Chords
ButtonCA15name=ERROR
ButtonCA16name=ERROR
ButtonCA17name=ERROR
ButtonCA18name=Jazz Up Chords
ButtonCA19name=Jazz Down Chords
ButtonCA110name=ERROR
ButtonCA111name=ERROR
ButtonCA112name=ERROR
ButtonCA113name=ERROR
ButtonCA114name=ERROR
ButtonCA11funct=!{e},{Down 10},{Right},{Down 5},{Enter}
ButtonCA12funct=!{p},{Down 13},{Enter}
ButtonCA13funct=!{p},{Down 14},{Enter}
ButtonCA14funct=^{e},{Tab 13},{Enter}
ButtonCA15funct=ERROR
ButtonCA16funct=ERROR
ButtonCA17funct=ERROR
ButtonCA18funct=!{e},{Down 14},{Right},{Down 4},{Enter 2}
ButtonCA19funct=!{e},{Down 14},{Right},{Down 5},{Enter 2}
ButtonCA110funct=ERROR
ButtonCA111funct=ERROR
ButtonCA112funct=ERROR
ButtonCA113funct=ERROR
ButtonCA114funct=ERROR
[CustomActionButtons2]
ButtonCA21name=ERROR
ButtonCA22name=ERROR
ButtonCA23name=ERROR
ButtonCA24name=ERROR
ButtonCA25name=ERROR
ButtonCA26name=ERROR
ButtonCA27name=ERROR
ButtonCA28name=ERROR
ButtonCA29name=ERROR
ButtonCA210name=ERROR
ButtonCA211name=ERROR
ButtonCA212name=ERROR
ButtonCA213name=ERROR
ButtonCA214name=ERROR
ButtonCA21funct=ERROR
ButtonCA22funct=ERROR
ButtonCA23funct=ERROR
ButtonCA24funct=ERROR
ButtonCA25funct=ERROR
ButtonCA26funct=ERROR
ButtonCA27funct=ERROR
ButtonCA28funct=ERROR
ButtonCA29funct=ERROR
ButtonCA210funct=ERROR
ButtonCA211funct=ERROR
ButtonCA212funct=ERROR
ButtonCA213funct=ERROR
ButtonCA214funct=ERROR
[CustomActionButtons3]
ButtonCA31name=ERROR
ButtonCA32name=ERROR
ButtonCA33name=ERROR
ButtonCA34name=ERROR
ButtonCA35name=ERROR
ButtonCA36name=ERROR
ButtonCA37name=ERROR
ButtonCA38name=ERROR
ButtonCA39name=ERROR
ButtonCA310name=ERROR
ButtonCA311name=ERROR
ButtonCA312name=ERROR
ButtonCA313name=ERROR
ButtonCA314name=ERROR
ButtonCA31funct=ERROR
ButtonCA32funct=ERROR
ButtonCA33funct=ERROR
ButtonCA34funct=ERROR
ButtonCA35funct=ERROR
ButtonCA36funct=ERROR
ButtonCA37funct=ERROR
ButtonCA38funct=ERROR
ButtonCA39funct=ERROR
ButtonCA310funct=ERROR
ButtonCA311funct=ERROR
ButtonCA312funct=ERROR
ButtonCA313funct=ERROR
ButtonCA314funct=ERROR
[CustomActionButtons4]
ButtonCA41name=ERROR
ButtonCA42name=ERROR
ButtonCA43name=ERROR
ButtonCA44name=ERROR
ButtonCA45name=ERROR
ButtonCA46name=ERROR
ButtonCA47name=ERROR
ButtonCA48name=ERROR
ButtonCA49name=ERROR
ButtonCA410name=ERROR
ButtonCA411name=ERROR
ButtonCA412name=ERROR
ButtonCA413name=ERROR
ButtonCA414name=ERROR
ButtonCA41funct=ERROR
ButtonCA42funct=ERROR
ButtonCA43funct=ERROR
ButtonCA44funct=ERROR
ButtonCA45funct=ERROR
ButtonCA46funct=ERROR
ButtonCA47funct=ERROR
ButtonCA48funct=ERROR
ButtonCA49funct=ERROR
ButtonCA410funct=ERROR
ButtonCA411funct=ERROR
ButtonCA412funct=ERROR
ButtonCA413funct=ERROR
ButtonCA414funct=

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#513100 - 12/27/18 10:12 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: What Hotkeys Do You Use or Need [Re: Pipeline]
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Pipeline,
Thanks!
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