Old 07-14-2007, 11:00 AM   #1
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Default text notes?

It would be very useful to be able to enter text that is saved with the project. A text note per track would be awesome, but even overall notes for the project would work.

Yes, it's easy enough to keep separate notes on signal chain, instrument/effects/amp/mic used, mic distance, etc. in another app (or even on paper!), but having them stored and accessible right there within the DAW would make life much easier.

If this is already present, I don't seem to be able to find it.
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Old 07-14-2007, 11:25 AM   #2
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Project notes are possible (see the demo project for an example), but track notes aren't yet.


Hmm, it could be done as a VST ... a plugin that is nothing but a text window that saves and restores itself when the project opens. I think there is already something like that out there but I remember somebody saying it didn't work with Reaper. I might have a look at doing this if it looks quick.

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Old 07-14-2007, 11:46 AM   #3
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global project-notes are already possible -> ALT+ENTER ...
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Old 07-14-2007, 12:23 PM   #4
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Default project notes

Great, thanks, I wasn't aware of the alt-enter thing. That will help.
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Old 07-14-2007, 12:35 PM   #5
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Default Text notes and....

Here's another vote for Track Notes.

And if a notation editor ever comes to life, including a full score setting, then the ability to attach 'staff notes' would be priceless, and something no one else does. As someone who still works with 'parchment', i'm always making notes on the score for reference, particularly articulation and phrasing directions, and doubling harmony directions on condensed score, or rough 3 or 4 stave drafts.

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Old 07-14-2007, 02:31 PM   #6
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There IS a free VST plugin that does text notes...

http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/programs/VstNotes/

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VstNotes is a free VST notepad plugin with unlimited number of lines, several fonts and fontsizes etc.

This plugin allows you to:

* Take notes and comments with your sequencer tracks
* Use multiple instances of the notepad
* Change to Several background colours, by double-clicking the background
* Use multiple fonts, colours and sizes
* Save text as a default template
* Save comments automatically with your project
(I haven't tried it but did remember it; give it a shot.)
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Old 07-14-2007, 05:50 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by TimOBrien View Post
There IS a free VST plugin that does text notes...

http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/programs/VstNotes/
Sadly that plugin hangs Reaper for me.
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Old 07-15-2007, 02:09 AM   #8
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Getting to be a bit of a regular FR, this one.
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Old 07-15-2007, 04:15 AM   #9
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sticky notes in different colors, put on everything, they would unfold either automatically (on mouseover), or manually.

for TCP = like in ProTool$

and a "note commander", with all notes gathered together and searchable.

+10 !
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