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0001746OpenMPTFeature Requestpublic2024-03-02 23:13
Reportersincx Assigned ToSaga Musix  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Platformx64OSWindowsOS Version10
Product VersionOpenMPT / libopenmpt 0.7.3 (upgrade first) 
Target VersionOpenMPT / libopenmpt 0.7.4 (upgrade first)Fixed in VersionOpenMPT / libopenmpt 0.7.4 (upgrade first) 
Summary0001746: Option to override per-song row highlight setting

This may be just specific to me, but when writing music in OpenMPT I like having the row highlighting completely consistent regardless of time signature - which effectively means never changing the per-song rows/beat value. However this also means that in modern tempo mode I often need to use absurdly high tempos to get the speed I want, which occasionally causes issues with VSTs and such (for example, if I want to maintain row highlights of 16 and 4, but for tempo purposes want 8 rows per beat, I have to double the tempo instead of just setting the rows/beat to 8).

If it would be simple to implement I would basically like a config option to override the per-song row highlight setting with what is set by default in the Display settings tab (even just a flag buried away in the Advanced tab would work for me).

Of course a more complex option would be to have a separate setting under the Song Properties for row highlighting which would override the tempo setting, but that is probably overkill.

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Saga Musix

Saga Musix

2024-02-07 17:37

administrator   ~0005835

Yeah, that should be doable as a hidden / advanced setting.

Saga Musix

Saga Musix

2024-02-26 19:53

administrator   ~0005844

I've added a new hidded setting Pattern Editor.IgnoreSongTimeSignature in r20158. I guess we can revisit this later if demand arises and show it on the Display tab. Test builds to try out the new functionality should be available from within a few hours.



2024-02-27 19:07

reporter   ~0005846

Gave it a quick test today - exactly what I was looking for, thank you!

Saga Musix

Saga Musix

2024-03-02 23:13

administrator   ~0005849

Backported to 1.31 in r20192.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2024-02-07 15:03 sincx New Issue
2024-02-07 17:37 Saga Musix Note Added: 0005835
2024-02-26 19:52 Saga Musix Assigned To => Saga Musix
2024-02-26 19:52 Saga Musix Status new => assigned
2024-02-26 19:53 Saga Musix Note Added: 0005844
2024-02-26 19:53 Saga Musix Status assigned => feedback
2024-02-26 19:53 Saga Musix Target Version => OpenMPT 1.32 / libopenmpt 0.8 (goals)
2024-02-27 19:07 sincx Note Added: 0005846
2024-02-27 19:07 sincx Status feedback => assigned
2024-03-02 23:13 Saga Musix Note Added: 0005849
2024-03-02 23:13 Saga Musix Status assigned => resolved
2024-03-02 23:13 Saga Musix Resolution open => fixed
2024-03-02 23:13 Saga Musix Fixed in Version => OpenMPT / libopenmpt 0.7.4 (upgrade first)
2024-03-02 23:13 Saga Musix Target Version OpenMPT 1.32 / libopenmpt 0.8 (goals) => OpenMPT / libopenmpt 0.7.4 (upgrade first)