Classic Looping

This test is meant to be run from top to bottom. Dropping into one of the sections will likely not work.

See bug #1605.

Setup

  • Launch rg
  • Preferences
    • DISABLE “Stop playback at end of last segment”
    • ENABLE “Jump to loop”
    • DISABLE “Advanced Looping (beta)” in preferences.

Basic Looping

  • Press the loop button on the transport.
  • Confirm button goes back to unpressed and no loop is set.
  • Move the cursor using Ctrl+Click in the ruler to bar 3.
  • Press the start loop button “|←” on the transport.
  • Move the cursor using Ctrl+Click to bar 4.
  • Press the end loop button “→|” on the transport.
  • Confirm
    • a loop range from bar 3 to 4
    • Transport loop button is pressed.
    • Edit > Cut/Copy Range and “Clear range of tempos” menu items are enabled.
  • Press play.
  • Confirm playback looping between bar 3 and 4.

Right-Click in Ruler

  • Right-click in the ruler.
  • Confirm
    • Loop disappears
    • Playback continues past bar 4.
    • Transport loop button unpressed.
  • Right-click in the ruler.
  • Confirm
    • Loop reappears.
    • Playback jumps to start of loop.
  • Right-click in the ruler once more to clear the loop in preparation for the next test.

Loop Button

  • Click on the loop button on the transport.
  • Confirm
    • Loop range re-appears.
    • Playback jumps to start of loop.
  • Click on the loop button on the transport.
  • Confirm
    • loop range disappears
    • playback continues past bar 4.
    • Edit > Cut/Copy Range and “Clear range of tempos” menu items are disabled.
  • Click on the loop button on the transport.
  • Confirm
    • loop range re-appears
    • looped playback resumes.
    • Edit > Cut Range remains disabled since we are playing.
    • Edit > Copy Range and “Clear range of tempos” menu items are enabled.

Right-Click and Drag

  • Specify a loop range from 5 to 6 by right-clicking and dragging on the top ruler.
  • Confirm playback jumps to bar 5 when mouse button is released.
  • Specify a loop range from 3 to 2 (RIGHT TO LEFT!) by right-clicking and dragging on the top ruler.
  • Confirm playback jumps to bar 2 when mouse button is released.
  • Specify a null loop range by right-clicking and dragging right then left until the indicator is just a line.
  • Confirm
    • Loop button on transport is unpressed.
    • Loop range disappears.
    • Playback continues without looping.
    • Edit > Cut/Copy Range and “Clear range of tempos” menu items are disabled.
  • Press the loop button on the transport.
  • Confirm loop re-appears and looped playback resumes.

Marker Looping

  • Create two markers (Shift+M) in REVERSE TIME ORDER. E.g. at bar 6 and then at bar 4.
  • Shift+click between those two markers in the marker ruler.
  • Confirm
    • Loop range appears between the markers.
    • Loop is enabled and working.
  • Shift+click between the first marker and bar 1 in the marker ruler.
  • Confirm
    • Loop range appears between bar 1 and the first marker.
    • Loop is enabled and working.

Set Loop To Selection

  • Create a Segment
  • Launch the Matrix
  • Drop a large note. It should be selected.
  • Move > Set Loop to Selection.
  • Confirm
    • Loop is set to range of note.
    • Loop is on.
  • Move > Clear Loop
  • Confirm: Loop off.
  • Launch Notation.
  • Select the note.
  • Move > Set Loop to Selection.
  • Confirm
    • Loop is set to range of note.
    • Loop is on.
  • Move > Clear Loop
  • Confirm: Loop off.

MIDI Controller

  • Given a loop range.
  • Press the Loop button on a MIDI controller.
  • Confirm: Toggles loop on/off.

Insert/Delete Range

  • Insert Range…
    • Insert Range before loop moves the entire loop.
    • Insert Range inside the loop moves the end only.

Tempo Change

  • Given a loop range after bar 1.
  • Change the tempo at bar 1.
    • Composition > Open Tempo and Time Signature Editor
  • Confirm loop is still in the same place and works.

Results

 
 
test/classic_looping.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/25 00:11 by tedfelix
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