How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by zuill » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:56 pm

With the Transpose Utility. You can choose to Transpose an octave, but retain the original note.

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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by Gareth Green » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:38 pm

If you need to add octave doubling on a frequent basis you can also programme one of the four transposition metatools to do it.
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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by Nick Mazuk » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:54 pm

What do you mean by 4 transposition metatools? Are those the numbers 6, 7, 8, 9 that you can use to transpose by step or octave? If not, what are you thinking of?
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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by Peter Thomsen » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:02 pm

Yes, you can program transpositions on the number keys 6 - 7 - 8 - 9.

As you know, the default programming is Step Down, Step Up, Octave Down, Octave Up.

But you can program your own transpositions.
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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by Peter Thomsen » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:18 am

musician_ wrote:Thanks for your answers. I am not sure about how to do it. Could you, please, explain it in detail? Thanks
To program a transposition metatool, in the Mac version, hold down Shift-Command*), and press one of the number keys 6 - 7 - 8 - 9.

*) I am not sure about the modifier keys in the Windows version, perhaps Shift-Ctrl ?
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Re: How to add automatically octaves to a passage?

Post by Pacificsun 2011 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:19 am

zuill wrote:With the Transpose Utility. You can choose to Transpose an octave, but retain the original note.

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Thanks for this easy solution. It worked perfectly!

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