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#595039 - 04/30/20 01:58 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] RealTracks, RealDrums, Loops - One picker.
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Hi Folks.
Here is a wish... Not a major one, but seems it would make things cleaner. Why not combine RealTracks, RealDrums and Loops under one menu (picker) to unify view? Possibly "tabs" view at picker. Also, some loops are great, but looking for the right one is a tricky task. Perhaps sort by style, tempo,(percussion, fx, synth etc.,) again under some form of unified view?

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#595095 - 04/30/20 08:11 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealTracks, RealDrums, Loops - One picker. [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Good idea. I can understand why RealDrums and RealTracks are currently separate, because RealDrums were introduced first. However, done correctly, some consolidation could be beneficial.
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#595128 - 05/01/20 03:19 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealTracks, RealDrums, Loops - One picker. [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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+1 that is the same suggestion I had for the Biab Plugin (ToDoList #874) as the pickers just read a database file so rather than opening the certain picker window in BBW4 running in the background the Plugin could read the database file directly allowing the demos to be played directly with the DAW audio rather than BBW4 using Windows Media Player that may not be available, it would then just send the chosen track info to BBW4.
Your idea of tabs is good !
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#599515 - 05/28/20 10:48 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealTracks, RealDrums, Loops - One picker. [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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#599529 - 05/28/20 11:44 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealTracks, RealDrums, Loops - One picker. [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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+1. By using tabs if a user clicked on the RealDrums, RealTracks or Loops button then the consolidated picker could open to the selected tab. Nice idea.
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