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Post by jaxxtwo » Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:36 am

Hello
great great software
unlimited fun

the postcard it's on the way

I have a little question maybe it's posible...

i want the controler (a rotary one or fader ) to be recognized when the midi value goes up and down

for example when value goes UP to send keystroke ] and when goes DOWN the keystroke [
it's posible?

it will be fabuos for non midi software :D

Thanx

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Post by florian » Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:53 pm

This depends on the controller: on some control surfaces/keyboards, there are "endless knobs" that send a series of "7F"'s when turning to the right, and "00"'s when turned in the left direction.

If you have a standard knob or controller that sends an absolute position, you cannot send different values for up or down, currently. The next version of MT will allow "if" statements and global variables, then your task will be possible.

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Florian

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Post by jaxxtwo » Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:58 pm

thank you

i'll be looking forward to it
i have an x-session and doesn't have endless knobs it starts from 00-127

thanx again

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Post by Tuur » Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:36 am

On the X-session you could also map some push buttons. :)

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Post by jaxxtwo » Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:45 am

i know
but i don't like the the push buttons are hard to push...
i already map the them as up/down/left/right and enter

and i have a Q if u know xsession
why the push buttons when i press and remain pressd doesn't send any signal ?
it send signals 00 and 100 like on off

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Post by Tuur » Tue Sep 13, 2005 6:23 pm

jaxxtwo wrote:why the push buttons when i press and remain pressd doesn't send any signal ?
it send signals 00 and 100 like on off
AFAIK this is normal behaviour for buttons. Default they are set to toggle (first press = on, release = nothing, second press = off) but you can set them to note on/off (press = on, release = off).

I don't think there are any other options, but you can send any value as either 'on' or 'off' of course...

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