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Old 04-07-2020, 11:16 PM
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Default wordbuilder text editor markers and commands

1 - the solo button is nice, but a complement to this, other than copying/pasting around with the risk of loosing edits, would be to have an option that would repeat a selected string of words.
in the UI, we now have 3 control groups: word, syllable and letter. A fourth one would be “selection" with at least one repeat button (kind of solo for a group of words).
2 - a lock edits option for time edition, i know that it could be kind of tricky to implement that but there must be a way to prevent loosing time edits when adding or deleting a letter from a word, maybe unless a space is added breaking a word in two, but that could be and option too.

3 - text editor markers, repeat x times, goto commands, i’m pretty sure somebody at EW already thought of that kind of feature, copy/paste and comments (#) are ok but it is difficult to keep track of word time edits.
# is used for comments
right clicking in the text field could make a context option menu giving a choice of commands to be inserted at the cursor position like: using % as marker label separators and $ as command separators.

marker label examples:
%intro%, %verse%, %chorus%, %fade out%, %any kind of user text input%
a new label or a single % would mean the end of a part of song

command examples:
$repeat,verse,1$ = repeat labeled part x times
$goto,chorus$ = go to marker label
$skip,1$ = skip after x repeat times

commands separators could be avoided if a separate command editor field is created,
one command per line
repeat,verse,1
goto,chorus

maybe a simplified method would need only one command like in this typical sequence:
intro, 1 = go to label intro and perform 1 time
verse, 2 = go to label verse and perform 2 times
chorus, 1 = go to label verse and perform 1 time
verse, 1 = go to label verse and perform 1 time
chorus, 1 = go to label verse and perform 1 time
bridge, 1
etc
reset would mean reset position
it would continu like the standard way if no more goto commands are found

you get the idea, EW may have something better in preparation… :-)
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