On Thu, 2003-07-10 at 03:24, Cedric Theys wrote: > I got the hang of copy and paste even though it seems harder than it > really needs to be so maybe I'm not doing that right. Most things in FL are extremely easy and efficient, so as a general rule if it seems awkward, there is usually a better way! > The issue I'm having is to move things around. Let me explain. > Imagine you have 30 patterns; you have alraedy 2 minutes of music but > you decide to add an intro to the whole thing or just put a bridge some > where. How do you manage that? Do you have to actually move everything > forward so you have room at the begining to put your intro? Please tell > me there is an easier way!:) This depends on which version of the program you are using - its different between fruityloops 3.xx and FLStudio 4.1. New functions relating to this have been released in the latest 4.12 public beta, which make it much easier - so you might want to check that out if you haven't already done so. It can be downloaded from the official forums. So if you let us know which version you have, then we can help you out. > What about if I want to group patterns closer together because they > make more sense; can you switch patterns around or do you have to > actually rebuild the whole pattern where you want it to be, closer to > the group where it belongs (group that can exist are for exemple: > percussion stuff or a melodies or different bass lines, etc...) You can change the listing order of patterns by selecting on in the playlist and pressing Alt+Up Arrow or Alt+Down Arrow. Incidentally, have you found the clone pattern function yet? Just select a pattern in the playlist and press Shift+Ctrl+C. hope that helps, Andy --- The contents of this e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may be legally privileged. If you have received this e-mail and you are not a named addressee, please inform us as soon as possible on +44 118 901 2999 and then delete the e-mail from your system. If you are not a named addressee you must not copy, use, disclose, distribute, print or rely on this e-mail. Any views expressed in this e-mail or any attachments may not necessarily reflect those of Tao's management. Although we routinely screen for viruses, addressees should scan this e-mail and any attachments for viruses. Tao makes no representation or warranty as to the absence of viruses in this e-mail or any attachments. Please note that for the protection of our business, we may monitor and read e-mails sent to and from our server(s).