If I create a groove from a MIDI clip the position percentage in the quantize pannel does nothing!..
This is important for me and was working before I upgraded to 6.5. If I say import a groove from FXpasion Guru at 100% I was able to create a groove from MIDI and then adjust the position percentage in real time to get the groove I want, as I would in Guru. Now, it does absolutley zip!!!
I hope Cubase get this sorted as I waited ages for this feature having used Abletons and Gurus groove functions, got the feature I wanted and now its gone again…
The only workaround is to create a groove template per percent, so thats 100 templates for just 1 type of groove, not very practicle.
Fingers crossed this is a bug that will be ironed out with the next update.
I’ve been using cubase since SX and had this working in version 6 (and possibly 5, can’t quite remember) and since updating to 6.5 it doesn’t.
This has nothing to do with swing. I know that swing works fine! I’m talking about when you import a groove from a midi part and then adjust the position percentage. When you import your own groove the “swing” disappears on the quantize panel and is replaced by “position”. But, like I said, now position doesn’t work.
How can this be a feature request if it already exists and let’s just say I have gone completely mad and imagined a feature that I used frequently, then what is position and why doesn’t it do anything?!
Yes, select another preset that is different to your created preset. I know this sounds obvious but the only logical reason why you are seeing no effect must be that you are quantizing with the the same created preset.
Also bear in mind that the position slider only works with user created presets not the standard factory grid presets (the position slider should not appear in these presets…)
I think I might be seeing a the problem that you might be referring to.
If for example if I create a midi pattern of 1/4 notes then select another user preset and select 0% on the position slider I would expect the notes not to move at all (0%) but after quantizing they do move from they 1/4 positioning .
OK I think I’ve worked out what is going on here. The position slider at 0% effect the midi pattern according to it’s original pattern. I.e if you create from scratch a 1/4 note pattern and alter the pattern to e.g 1/16ths the position slider will still only effect the quantize according to the original 1/4th pattern. So 0% will start from the first created 1/4 note positions.This seems to be what is happening here…
Hmmmm, I’ll have a little play around when I’m at my computer.
I’ve only ever done a user preset with 16ths. In theory if I use a heavily swung user created groove with auto apply, 0% should move the midi back to standard 16ths (no swing) and 100% should move the midi to full swing. This is how it used to work.
Write a 16th pattern with the standard 16th preset (not user created)
Now select a user created preset
Set the position slider to 0%
Select auto apply
Gradually move the slider to 100%
The midi will move to full swing
Gradually move the slider to 0%
The midi will move to its original position (no swing)
That’s how it should work, but it doesn’t seem to be working like that for me now.
Thanks for looking into this for me, I’ll run a few more tests and report my findings.