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just wanted them to automatically jump to 2 or 3 or 4

This took me a while to figure out but I finally got it. When using the Event Editor, mouse over the editing field. FL'll give you a percentile or number [sometimes even a name or On/Off] in the line on the main toolbar at the top of the screen, so you get a more accurate value instead of an estimate.

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When using the Event Editor, mouse over the editing field. FL'll give you a percentile or number

damn really? so i can't do this, say, if i were recording stuff live? like i have a midi controller and whatnot...basically i would have to edit the events after i recorded stuff? bleh...oh well, if that's the only way ill just do it :)

thanks a bunch man :D

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There's a video tutorial here if you're a registered user.

I'm not, do you know of any sites that give away this kind of information for free?

I bought FL Studios from a store (as opposed to the internet), and I don't think I have the option to see them either. How lame. :P

You have to register, but I'm almost positive that you're able to view the tutorials.

And, XOR-SYS, I've been playing more with automation clips, and I think I've got a grasp on them, but I'm a little confused by your question. Are you saying that when you make an automation clip, you want to be able to have unique clips controlling the same function? You simply need to create a new automation clip linked to the same function.

For example, say you'd like to put both a fade in and a fade out on the volume of an instrument. You simply right click on the volume knob to make an automation clip for fading in on one line, and then right click again on the same function to make a new automation clip for fading out on the second line.

Like so:

autoclips.jpg

Is that what you were asking?

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I've got a question, I use FL Studio and Reason, and I rewire Reason thru FL Studio. Now, whenever I make a tempo change in FL, the audio being rewired from Reason momentarily mutes if I'm slowing the tempo, or jumps ahead if I make it faster. Any help?

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Hey guys, I'm new to Fruity Loops and have been messing around with it and doing tutorials for about the past week. I've managed to get a pretty decent understanding of how to use the program but need help with Soundfonts.

Now, I'm sorry if this question has been answered previously in this thread, but 150 pages is a bit too much to search through.

So, my question is:

Once I download a Soundfont, how do I use it in Fruity Loops? Thanks a lot.

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Hey guys, I'm new to Fruity Loops and have been messing around with it and doing tutorials for about the past week. I've managed to get a pretty decent understanding of how to use the program but need help with Soundfonts.

Now, I'm sorry if this question has been answered previously in this thread, but 150 pages is a bit too much to search through.

So, my question is:

Once I download a Soundfont, how do I use it in Fruity Loops? Thanks a lot.

Well, the Fruity soundfont player only plays .sf2 files. Or at least, thats all I am aware of it playing. Smeh. Anyways, get your soundfonts into the .sf2 format - usually you have to extract them out of some crazy format - I know Darkesword's ones (which are sexy good 'fonts, btw) are in some crazy format. He hosts a decompression tool though, so that shouldn't be an issue.

So, you have your soundfonts in .sf2 format. Now, load up fruity, and load up your soundfont player. Do this by going channels > add one > Fruity Soundfont player. If you aren't using the Fruity soundfont player then go channerls > add one> More... and then choose your soundfont player.

Then, bang out a few notes and you are away!

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Ok, I have a question, I didn't see it anywhere, but I didn't check every page of the thread either. My question is this, I just got fruity Loops, and I was going to open a midi within the program. Now, I did what this site told me, set the port to 0 and the remote stuff and how that should be set. However, I am finding that when I open the midi's in Fruity Loops, they are *wicked* soft, like, I have to squeeze my headphones into my ears to hear them. How do I make them louder, if that is possible. I checked in volume control under the "midi" area, and it is maxxed as well. Thanks.

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Ok... I'm going to try to answer both at once, because the questions are related. Anyways, here we go:

MIDI is just a bunch of notes. NOT SOUNDS. What a program does when it plays a MIDI file is pass the notes onto your soundcard and then the sound card produces the sound. Thus, a midi file will sound different on a different sound card.

So what fruity is doing with one of its midiout channels is routing data to your soundcard (or whatever you want - that is what you setup in the remote section of options), and then the soundcard actually does the sound production, not fruity.

Hence, Zaphoy, I would speculate that your soundcards midi volume is set rather low. Look through the windows volume controls, hopefully something will be there. Alternativly, you could just copy the midi notes into a different channel. You will probably get a better sound this way too.

Lemon of Hyrule, I would recomend you do the same thing - copy the notes into a different channel. The reason it turns out to be "just a bunch of piano notes" is because that is all it is. Just plug the notes into something that can make some noise, and you're away.

Hope that helps.

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Hence, Zaphoy, I would speculate that your soundcards midi volume is set rather low. Look through the windows volume controls, hopefully something will be there. Alternativly, you could just copy the midi notes into a different channel. You will probably get a better sound this way too.

My Volume control is maxxed already. I think I said that. However, how do I copy the notes into a diffrent channel?

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Currently the notes are in a piano roll on a MIDIout channel right? Well then, to copy the notes, simply right click on the channel, go edit>copy, and then right click on the destination channel, and go edit>paste. That should do it. Oh, to add another channel, go channels>add one.

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Thanks alot for the help.

I have another question. On the FX peices, when you right click, and insert channel, and you have the Fruity Piano, that keyboard thing, is it possible to re assign the piano keys to other keys. like when you press "z" it is the lowest key on the piano, is there a way I could assign that to say the "B" key as an example?

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Thanks alot for the help.

I have another question. On the FX peices, when you right click, and insert channel, and you have the Fruity Piano, that keyboard thing, is it possible to re assign the piano keys to other keys. like when you press "z" it is the lowest key on the piano, is there a way I could assign that to say the "B" key as an example?

yeah, just right-click on the key that you want it in. you can also left-click to set up a zone in which the notes will still play.

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simply go to the channel settings of the FL Keys generator ( click on the corresponding icon in the step sequencer ) and in the small piano on the bottom right click on the key you want to be the C5.
yeah, just right-click on the key that you want it in

wtf teh plagiarism ohnoes

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