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#598211 - 05/19/20 10:48 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows FAQ] Missing all songs when using "Song Titles Browser"
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Rhodan Offline
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Hello,

I just installed Band in a box 2020 pro. As I was going through the manual I clicked on the Song list browser to see the 14,000 titles that the manual mentioned but I do not see a single song. Do these songs not come with this version of Band in a box? I see some add-ons that include the Midi fakebooks and such, but according to the manual this is supposed to come with this version, or am I misunderstanding this?
I installed the program using default settings.
I have also run a scan of my hard drive for BIAB file formats and have not come across the songs anywhere on my hard drive.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your time!

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#612331 - 08/26/20 03:39 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows FAQ] Re: Missing all songs when using "Song Titles Browser" [Re: Rhodan]
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The Song Titles Browser isn't a spot where you can load existing songs. The Song Titles Browser is a type of filter in the StylePicker that helps you pick a Style with similar qualities to a popular or famous song but it does not allow you to load up the song you've searched for. To clarify, if you type in a familiar song title or artist name, the StylePicker will bring up Style suggestions from what you have available and will list the genre, feel, tempo, and time signature.

I've provided some image examples.




As you can see, it makes suggestions for Styles you could use based on the characteristics of that song you've selected. Based on the package you have you'll having a varying number of styles available for you. If you have a smaller package less options will present themselves. It could be you're searching for a song that hasn't been programmed in (for example, it doesn't appear anything is programmed in for Emily Portman and I have all Styles available to me, which therefore means it's not available in the database) to have results pop up, or it could be that you have a package that doesn't have the styles that would match those characteristics.

We hope this clarifies!


Edited by Ember - PG Music (08/26/20 03:43 PM)
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