I now understand what you meant. I was looking in the main menu, not the
notation editor window. I now see that "user setting" refers to a specific
type of pitch bend, not simply a pitch bend value. I like that the
Controllers-> Set function accepts the 4 digit numbers of MIDI pitchbend
units that go from 0 to 16383, but I have already become accustomed to
converting that value to MSB/LSB notation because that is what the Event
My preferred workflow is to place my notes in the notation editor, then
switch to the event editor and insert a pitchbend event for every note. I
type in the msb/lsb such as 64,0 for no pitch bend or 50,36, etc. I keep a
text file of notes with the msb/lsb for each adjusted note separate for
every tuning I work in (13 notes per octave, 17 notes per octave, etc.).For
me doing it en masse is not as useful since I am shaping the melody and
song as I go along. I do not know in advance exactly what notes I want
where. Thanks nonetheless, because I learned more about Rosegarden in the
On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Tom Breton (Tehom) <tehom@...> wrote:
> > By 10 arbitrary settings, do you mean individual notes?
> No, not notes, settings. "User" entries on the "Pitchbend" menu. They
> remember their last setting. It sounds like you are not using a recent
> version. If so, this probably isn't making much sense to you.
> On more recent versions, I added a number of controller commands that also
> work for pitchbend. They are accessible thru the "Controllers" submenu.
> They make this sort of thing easier.
> > If so, the
> > usefulness would soon break down as I deal with tunings such as 31 edo,
> > which has 31 tones per octave. When you say "place" pitchbends, is there
> > an
> > automatic way to have all notes come with a pitchbend by default, or will
> > I
> > just be inserting them (which I already do)?
> No. In recent versions "Controllers -> Place" places one pitchbend event
> (or other controller) per selected note, set to the default value. That
> goes by what ruler is selected. It does not detect the pitch of notes.
> You still have to set them to some non-default value that you like, but
> now it's possible to do ~en masse~.
> The whole procedure goes something like this:
> * Select All events
> * Bring up the pitchbend ruler (has to be before "Place"). If you bring
> up (say) the expression ruler, it will place expression controllers
> instead, etc.
> * "Controllers" -> "Place"
> * There will now be a default pitchbend (8192) on every note.
> * On the pitchbend ruler, select (say) all the pitchbends on D's
> * "Controllers" -> "Set"
> * There will be a dialog
> * Choose "Flat" (which is the default)
> * Set it to the bend the D's should have, say 5611.
> * Done. All the notes you selected are bent about 37 cents upwards.
> Tom Breton (Tehom)
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