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DP8 velocity mod +

Postby OLB » Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:55 pm

So after installing DP8 (I just couldn't resist...) I instantly missed the DP velocity mod and some colour adjustments of the MoTools theme.

The least I can do is I'd share them with you!

Velocity Mod ([original)

Image

I love the original DP6 verlocity mod and in DP8 it turned out it was a different file. So stop searching!

Here it is: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2539838/DP/dp8_velocity_mod.zip

How to: show package contents of DP8 -> Contents -> Resources -> English.lproj -> Images -> and then replace the PNG (and/or backup the original)

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For who is interested, I love the MoTools theme but I always found the background colours a bit too dark.

Examples:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2539838/DP/DP%20TO.png
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2539838/DP/DP%20MIDI.png

Here you can download the bundle: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2539838/DP/MOTools%202.bundle.zip

I hope this adds something to the love for DP8! :dance:
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby OLB » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:22 am

Little bump in case it got lost in the pile of threads :)

I can really recommend the larger velocities dots, so much easier to see and edit.

Anyway, happy DP-ing!

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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby williemyers » Thu May 09, 2013 8:21 am

Len, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the velo mod, it will be helpful!

Also, as you're obviously in to the graphic side of DP, I thought I'd ask you if you have any recommendations about modifying a graphic part of DP that's bugged me since DP 5!
BTW, in the old days, I wrote to both AmpliDood & the french guy, who's name I can't recall, who did the original DP grahpic mods, and asked them if they had any solutions to this? *AT THAT TIME*, neither did. Anyway, here goes....

I'm referring to the Graphic (piano-roll) Editor (GE) and the graphic representations of notes. My problem is with the contrast (or lack thereof) between (a.) the color of the notes and (b.) the color of the GE background.
Now, as DP has 64(?) assignable track colors, I almost always use up all 64 in an orchestral template.

Now, if a particular "theme" that I'm using has a "light" color, the background of the Graphic Editor will be "light" and that's fine for tracks using "dark" colors (black, blue, purple, etc.), that will then produce "dark" colored notes. But, "lighter" colored notes (white, yellow, pink, etc.) will virtually disappear on the "light" background of the GE. And the same, in reverse, if I use a "dark" theme = dark GE background and dark colored notes disappear.

So that's it. THe more I think of it, the more I wonder if there really is any way (short of offering more colors) to get around this? Or maybe offer the option of "borders" on the graphic representation of the notes?
I just thought I'd get your (and any other) thoughts on this.

And again, thanks for the Velo mod!
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby OLB » Thu May 09, 2013 8:37 am

Thanks Willie. I'm not sure if I can help you with contrast of the notes. I must say I'm not an expert like Amplidood.

I know that you can change the colours of the backgrounds of the GE in every theme. Would that help? F.e. if you load my MoTools theme (in the first post) and switch it back and forth with the original DP MoTools theme you'll see the changes.

Could you may be post a screenshot of what you mean?

Cheers
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby williemyers » Thu May 09, 2013 8:44 am

hey Len, thaks very much for that quick reply!
OLB wrote:I know that you can change the colours of the backgrounds of the GE in every theme. Would that help?
nah, I don't think so.... with a theme that created a "dark" background, "dark" notes (produced by selecting a "dark" track color) would still get very hard to see... same thing in reverse with a theme that produced a "light" background.
Sorry, AFAIK I can't "attach" anything here, but maybe in a PM, I can?
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby williemyers » Thu May 09, 2013 8:46 am

actually, kudos to James here! the light-grey background behind our posts is kind of just what I'm looking for!
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby James Steele » Thu May 09, 2013 10:09 am

williemyers wrote:Now, if a particular "theme" that I'm using has a "light" color, the background of the Graphic Editor will be "light" and that's fine for tracks using "dark" colors (black, blue, purple, etc.), that will then produce "dark" colored notes. But, "lighter" colored notes (white, yellow, pink, etc.) will virtually disappear on the "light" background of the GE. And the same, in reverse, if I use a "dark" theme = dark GE background and dark colored notes disappear.


Here's one way to deal with that:

1) Go into DP's preferences
2) Choose the "Track Colors" preference pane under the "Display" heading
3) Uncheck the box next to "In MIDI Editor"

Your MIDI notes will all appear black/grey from then on.

If you want you can do further down the list under the "Editing" header and choose the "MIDI Editing" preference pane and uncheck (if not already) the option "Shade notes using velocity" which may make things even easier to see.
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby johannes2510 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:13 am

Maybe it's because years passes and my eyes are not the same... but now I really want this velocity dots bigger! :)

@OLB (or anybody), if you are around there can you upload again your velocity mod please?

The link in this thread not work anymore.

Thanks.
DP 9.51 here.


OLB wrote:So after installing DP8 (I just couldn't resist...) I instantly missed the DP velocity mod [...].

The least I can do is I'd share them with you!

Velocity Mod http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2539838/DP/dp8_velocity_mod.zip ...
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby OLB » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:33 am

Hi Johannes,

Here is the download location again, I think I moved a folder or something.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ppcajj4jpra3g ... d.zip?dl=0
Just replace the file in your theme.

Cheers!
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Re: DP8 velocity mod +

Postby johannes2510 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:33 am

Thankyou OLB!

:unicorn: :D
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