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Suggestion for [function]

February 20, 2009 | 12:27 am

Hi C74 – hope all is well. This is just an idea I had about the [function] object.

Perhaps you could add a "grid" attribute to function, where lines could be drawn in on the graph in x and/or y planes. These grids could be colored every X amount of spaces, the same way you can vary the color of a multislider. This would make automation of longer phrases more accurate metrically rather than just drawing things in as a kind of guessing game.

I don’t think it would be very complex to implement, and if I knew a bit more about C and GUIs, I’d try to code it myself. Anyways, hope you look into this. I think it would be a much appreciated addition to the object.

February 20, 2009 | 12:32 am

March 6, 2009 | 10:39 am

You can also check out my rude patch that uses lcd to add gridlines that follow the zoom. (EJ’s version is inherently better and richer in features, but it seems a bit buggy at the moment).

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