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#546159 - 07/20/19 09:15 PM [RealBand] Generate loops
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I'm sure it's something really simple but I can't seem to generate a loop in RealBand.
I go to the 'Generate' tab and choose 'Select and Generate Loop'. I adjust the tempo if different to my song and the press OK.
Nothing happens (except the word "Untitled" changes from black to green.
It is possible to import a 2-bar loop as a wave file (from D:\BB\REALTRACKS\Loops) but this is a very laborious process.
HELP!
Mike
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#546164 - 07/20/19 11:21 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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Originally Posted By: mkg50 (Mike G)
I'm sure it's something really simple but I can't seem to generate a loop in RealBand.
I go to the 'Generate' tab and choose 'Select and Generate Loop'. I adjust the tempo if different to my song and the press OK.
Nothing happens (except the word "Untitled" changes from black to green.
It is possible to import a 2-bar loop as a wave file (from D:\BB\REALTRACKS\Loops) but this is a very laborious process.
HELP!
Mike


That's odd. I've never had problems with loops in RB.

Is it possible you can post a screenshot?
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#546165 - 07/20/19 11:52 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Thanks for your reply. I can't send screenshots at the moment.
What is the first step I should take to generate loops? Is it the same process as generating RDs and RTs?
Thanks
Mike
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#546185 - 07/21/19 06:40 AM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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I think Mike is right, this feature appears broken at the moment.
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#546222 - 07/21/19 02:37 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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I opened a blank sheet,right click,generate/loop/choose loop.
It works fine.
Also tried generate from top menus. It also works fine.
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#546227 - 07/21/19 03:10 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: rharv]
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Thanks Rharv. I’ll contact Support.
Mike
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#546229 - 07/21/19 03:17 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: silvertones]
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Thanks John. What version of RealBand are you using? I recently upgraded to Build 4.
Is it possible for me to go back to Build 3 and try to generate loops?
Mike


Edited by mkg50 (Mike G) (07/21/19 04:22 PM)
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#546359 - 07/22/19 04:27 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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Yep, you should be able to reinstall build 3 update and revert.
And John told me this worked for him, but I tried again and got same failed result.

I have also done what I can to make sure the development team sees our issue.
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#546364 - 07/22/19 04:43 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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This can happen were it works for some and not others. Rharv and your ability to replicate indicates an issue to me.
Mine is:
2019 build4 release 4
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#546381 - 07/22/19 05:37 PM [RealBand] Re: Generate loops [Re: silvertones]
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Originally Posted By: rharv
Yep, you should be able to reinstall build 3 update and revert.
And John told me this worked for him, but I tried again and got same failed result.

I have also done what I can to make sure the development team sees our issue.
Originally Posted By: silvertones
This can happen were it works for some and not others. Rharv and your ability to replicate indicates an issue to me.
Mine is:
2019 build4 release 4
Thanks guys. Hopefully the PG Music folk can solve this issue.
Mike
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