[directmusic] Re: Hi.

  • From: "David Yackley" <davidy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <directmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 14:31:26 -0700

I talked to James and he recommended that you look in these places: the
new "Creating DLS Instruments Programmatically" topic in the DX9 C++
help file, and in a newsgroup posting

David Yackley (MS)
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-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Morgan [mailto:scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 11:20 AM
To: directmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [directmusic] Re: Hi.


My understanding is you can create an instrument from a wave
programmatically.   I have never done it so I can't really explain how.
Hopefully JamesDooley(jdooley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) will pipe in.  He did a lot
work on Producer at MS.

If you have DLS collection (.dlp or .dls) and a segment file (.sgp or
you should have what you want.  Yes the lyric data is put into the
object but you cannot do this at runtime if I understand correctly.  The
best way to use lyrics is to put them in your segments using Producer.
would then use the DirectMusicLoader to load the segment.

If you use DirectMusic scripting you can generate lyrics from the script
using the Trace command.  The lyrics in segments are good for real time
messages, but trace messages can be smarter since they are sent from a
script.  You can use script tracks in to get smarter lyrics in real
Script tracks call script routines in a script at a given point in the

-Scott Morgan

----- Original Message -----
From: "ofer shvartz" <ofer3d@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <directmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 10:31 AM
Subject: [directmusic] Re: Hi.

> I need a little help understanding the DirectMusic...
> I want to have 1 file containing all the instruments and the lyric
characterists, and another file with the lyric itself(with the musical
> Which premade type of files do I need to use for each of these files?
> Which DirectMusic objects should contain each of these different types
> I assume that the lyric data is contained in the Segment object, and
data can be loaded to the segment object using the DirectMusicLoading
> I would appreaciate help on this matter.
> Thanks in advance.
> Ofer.
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