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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:50 am 
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I'm finding more chords that just baffle Overture, for example:
a "Ab (-5 ∆)" is described as a "B# (sus2)/Ab", which is dead wrong.
Overture also is putting parentheses around alterations and extensions in an awkward manner when fixing these chords when using the "edit chord" option to fix these wrong chords, as seen below. The minus sign collides with the left parentheses:
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Don, is it possible for me to supply you with a list of chords which are problematic in Overture?
This may well help you and is probably better than me bringing up this issue periodically.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:31 am 
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Yes supply me with a list.
Also how are you entering the chords?

What chord is Ab (-5 ∆) and what are the settings?

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:20 am 
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Don wrote:
Yes supply me with a list.
Also how are you entering the chords?

What chord is Ab (-5 ∆) and what are the settings?

Okay. I will put that in my work flow.
I enter chords by playing them on a MIDI keyboard, mostly in root position since that seems to be the most effective way, unless there is an inversion.

An "Ab (-5 ∆)" is "A-flat major seven, with a flat fifth (Ab, c, d, g).


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:07 pm 
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I have fixed it, but I don't know how you got the '-' symbol.

I don't need the list.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:02 am 
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Don, I used a regular "-" for the "-5", however I checked the font map for the Inkpen Chords and discovered that if I use a
"shift+option+2" for the "-", it places one higher and in the correct position.
Sorry but sometimes these shifts in character baselines are confusing just as to which one I can use since I must manually place the symbols therein.

I'm still getting more of these chord results in Overture where if Overture does not parse the chord played (in root position), it just regurgitates the last chord symbol generated, thus I may end up with this sort of thing:
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I used to be able to get correct chord spellings for Evan's-style drop voicings with a root added but not consistently any more.
Sometimes, like just now, chord input with a MIDI keyboard just stops working and I must reboot. The MIDI keyboard is still found and can be played but no chords are inserted when in the chord entry mode.

If I want to transpose manually, I also get into crazy trouble:
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and then after selecting both notes and chords, this happens:
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Ouch!


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:27 am 
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If you substitute characters that Overture does not know about, it can not space them correctly.
It would have been better to request to use '-' and '+' for flat and and sharp alterations.

I have added the ability to use '+/-" and have fixed the transpose problem.
Update coming soon.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:57 pm 
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Don wrote:
If you substitute characters that Overture does not know about, it can not space them correctly.
It would have been better to request to use '-' and '+' for flat and and sharp alterations.


FYI, I did use the common "-" and "+" but their baseline was too low.
Sometimes I can use an "option+space" to insert blank space without a problem when a regular space is ignored by Overture.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:04 am 
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"It would have been better to request to use '-' and '+' for flat and and sharp alterations."

I have added this as an option, so alignment problem will be gone.

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Another notational issue I'm getting a lot of is "b5" instead of a "#4".
I'm having to change six or seven of these in one score, knowing that if I transpose, I'll have to re-enter all of that once more!
Some option for indicating a plus four instead of the flat five would help greatly.

P.S. "E- (#5, 9) is also unrecognized
I'm also finding I'm having to quit and restart Overture because chord input from a MIDI keyboard stops working.
The only fix is to quit and restart Overture.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:53 am 
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"E- (#5, 9)" - Give me actual pitches and what chord are you expecting.

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E, G, B#, F#


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