Controls

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Pattern editor

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General controls

Key(s) Description
['] Enter the order editor
[TAB] Jump to the next track.
[TAB]+[SHIFT] Jump to the previous track.
[ESC] Return to the pattern edit area.
[HOME] Jump to the beginning of the current pattern.
[CTRL]+[HOME] Jump the the beginning of the song (first pattern in the song order).
[ENTER] Start playback from the current order position and play it looped
[F1] Start playback from current order position.
[F2] Open the instrument editor.
[F4] Open the track manager.
[F5] Open the file dialog.
[F5]+[SHIFT] Open the configuration editor.
[CTRL]+[D] Open the order editor.
[CTRL]+[N] Edit the name of the current song.
[CTRL]+[B] Edit the composer name of the current song.
[CTRL]+[M] Change the volume balance between PSG and SCC using the left/right cursor keys.
[CTRL]+[I] or [CTRL]+[TAB] Enter the instrument menu.
[CTRL]+[P] Set the current pattern number.
[CTRL]+[L] Set the song length.
[CTRL]+[R] Set the restart position when the song loops.
[CTRL]+[S] Set the starting speed of the song
[CTRL]+[O] Set the current octave used for note input.
[CTRL]+[T] Set the step visualization size .
[CTRL]+[A] Set the the default number of rows to add on entering pattern data.
[CTRL]+[0..8] Enable/Disable the corresponding track. '0' is for FM drums.

Playback controls

Key(s) Description
[1..8] Enable/disable the corresponding track for playback.
[ESC] Stop playback on current order and pattern position.
[SPACE] Stop playback return to the order and pattern position before playback start.
[F1] Return to normal playback after starting looped pattern playback ([ENTER]).

Pattern editor

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Reset cursor to the start of the current pattern.
[SPACE] Enable/Disable the keyjazz mode.
[SHIFT]+<cursor keys> select an area in the current pattern.
[SHIFT]+[GRAPH*]+<cursor keys> select an area in the current pattern in step size (up/down) or in track size (left/right).
[GRAPH*]+<cursor keys> move the cursor in the current pattern in step size (up/down) or in track size (left/right).
[CTRL]+<cursor up/down> Jump to the next/previous pattern
[CTRL]+<cursor left/right> Jump to the previous/next order step.
[CTRL]+[,]/[.] Transpose the current selection in the pattern 1 (halve) note up/down.
[CTRL]+[<]/[>] Transpose the current selection in the pattern 1 octave down/up.
[CTRL]+[1..8] Disable/enable the corresponding track for playback.
[CTRL]+[C] Place current selection in the pattern on the clipboard.
[CTRL]+[V] Paste the current contents of the clipboard at the current cursor position of the current pattern.
[CTRL]+[Z] Undo last change in the patterndata.
[CTRL]+[Y] Redo the last undone change in the patterndata.
[CTRL]+[G] Copy current pattern to the first available empty pattern.
[INS] Insert an empty row at the cursor position of the current track. The contents of the track of the pattern is moved downwards.
[BCKSPC] Delete the current row at the cursor position of the current track. The contents of the track of the current pattern is moved upwards. Inserting an empty row at the last row of the track.
[DEL] Delete the value at current cursor position. In case of [DEL] inside a selection, it will erase all values inside the selection.
[NUMKEY 1..8] Set the current edit base octave.
[SHIFT] Enter a note with 1 octave higher.

-Note:[GRAPH] is an MSX specific key. In most emulators this key is mapped to the (left)[ALT] key.

Order editor

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the pattern edit area.
[INS] Insert a new position in the order at current position. Inserted pattern number is the pattern number from the previous order position + 1.
[CTRL]+[INS] Insert a new position in the order after the last position. Inserted pattern number is the pattern number from the last order position + 1.
[R] Set the restart position to the current order position.
<cursor keys up/down> Jump to the previous/next order position.
<cursor keys left/right> Change the pattern number at the current order position.

Instrument menu

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the pattern edit area.
<cursor keys up/down> Jump to the previous/next instrument.
<cursor keys left/right> Jump to the previous/next in steps of 7 instruments.
[SPACE]/[ENTER] Select the current instrument as default.
[0..9]/[A..V] Set the corresponding instrument as default.

Instrument editor

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General controls

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the macro editor.
[CTRL]+[L] Set the macro length (using cursor keys).
[CTRL]+[R] Set the macro restart position (using cursor keys).
[CTRL]+[W] Set the waveform of the current instrument.
[CTRL]+[D] Set the name of the current instrument.
[CTRL]+[O] Change the default octave (used for keyjazz mode).
[CTRL]+[T] Set the default playback chip (PSG and/or SCC) (used for keyjazz mode).
[CTRL]+[F] Jump to the waveform edit area.
[CTRL]+<cursor keys up/down> Jump to the previous/next instrument.
[CTRL]+<cursor keys left/right> Set the previous/next waveform for the current instrument.
[F5] Open the instrument file dialog.
[TAB] or [CTRL]+[I] Go to the instrument selection menu.

Macro editor

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the pattern editor.
[R] Set current macro row as restart position.
[CTRL]+[C] Copy current instrument to the clipboard.
[CTRL]+[V] Copy clipboard contents into current instrument (except the instrument name).
[T] Enable/disable tone output for the current macro row.
[N] Enable/disable noise output for the current macro row.
[-] Set the deviation type to 'subtract' for the current value at the cursor (tone,noise or volume) for the current macro row.
[+] Set the deviation type to 'add' for the current value at the cursor (tone,noise or volume) for the current macro row.
[_]/[=] Set the deviation type to 'absolute' for the current value at the cursor (tone,noise or volume) for the current macro row.

Waveform editor

Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the macro editor.
<cursor keys up/down> Increase/decrease the current waveform column in steps of 8.
[SHIFT]+<cursor keys up/down> Increase/decrease the current waveform column in steps of 1.
[CTRL]+[C] Copy current wave to the clipboard.
[CTRL]+[V] Copy clipboard contents into current waveform.

Track manager

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Key(s) Description
[ESC] Return to the pattern edit area.
[SHIFT]+<cursor keys> Select patterns.
[CTRL]+<cursor left/right> Select the track.
[CTRL]+[C] Set the current selection as the source.
[CTRL]+[V] Paste the source into the current selection or at current position and track.
[CTRL]+[S] Swap the source with the trackdata at the current position and track.

File menu