Re: Losing the lyrics via smfimport and export

From: Alexandre Ratchov <>
Date: Wed Jul 04 2007 - 14:10:57 CEST
On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 01:28:38PM +0200, Rz der Pferdefreunde Lindheim wrote:
> Hello,

> I come from Germany, so my english is not so very good. I tried
> out your program and it seems to be, what i need.
> I have several midi-files, i have to transpose, so my wife can
> play with me on her Saxophone.
> I use your tool by importing a midi-file, exporting it to plan
> text with the save "..." command. Then i wrote me a little helper
> in c (i learn it since i while by myself using open Books from
> Internet) witch converts the note-on and note-off-events about
> the half-tones, i have to transpose. So i can get my midi-files
> akkording the scores i have and we can play.
> But i have the problem that the lyrics of a song are not saved in
> your text-file, so when i transpose the song, the lyrics are
> gone. Is there a chance, to store the lyrics also in the
> text-file when i save a song with the command save and transfer
> it to the resulting midi file if i use songexportsmf.


unfortunately currently there is no way to handle lyrics. Hopefully
this will change in the near future. Probably there will be a way
to store events imported from SMFs but not used by midish, so they
are not lost.


-- Alexandre
Received on Wed, 4 Jul 2007 14:10:57 +0200

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Wed Nov 08 2017 - 16:32:19 CET