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 ====Overview (click for larger screenshot)==== ====Overview (click for larger screenshot)====
  
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 ====Entering Idea Editing Mode==== ====Entering Idea Editing Mode====
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 Click on the editing mode menu, and select 'Idea Tool': Click on the editing mode menu, and select 'Idea Tool':
  
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 RapidComposer’s Idea Tool can easily create a new composition with the following: a random or key-specific or rule-based Chord Progression,​ any number of Phrases or Phrase generators arranged in a fixed or random pattern, with optional rhythm patterns and phrase variations... ​ in basically seconds! RapidComposer’s Idea Tool can easily create a new composition with the following: a random or key-specific or rule-based Chord Progression,​ any number of Phrases or Phrase generators arranged in a fixed or random pattern, with optional rhythm patterns and phrase variations... ​ in basically seconds!
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 The only mandatory input for creating a track is adding a few phrases in the '​Phrases'​ list.  The only mandatory input for creating a track is adding a few phrases in the '​Phrases'​ list. 
  
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 You can add one or more phrases or phrase generators, or even many. Clicking inside the '​Phrases'​ list will open the Phrase library where you can drag and drop phrases in the list, or pressing the 'Add Selection'​ button will add the selected phrases from the library. You can add one or more phrases or phrase generators, or even many. Clicking inside the '​Phrases'​ list will open the Phrase library where you can drag and drop phrases in the list, or pressing the 'Add Selection'​ button will add the selected phrases from the library.
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 You can provide rhythm patterns to use in the '​Rhythm Patterns'​ list: You can provide rhythm patterns to use in the '​Rhythm Patterns'​ list:
  
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 The rhythm patterns in the list will be used for the phrases. For phrase generators, the rhythm is used the original rhythm, ignoring any rhythm generators. For ordinary phrases the rhythm patterns will be applied to the phrase using the 'Apply Rhythm'​ variation. The rhythm patterns in the list will be used for the phrases. For phrase generators, the rhythm is used the original rhythm, ignoring any rhythm generators. For ordinary phrases the rhythm patterns will be applied to the phrase using the 'Apply Rhythm'​ variation.
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 It is possible to add variations to phrases. Variations are transformations applied to one of more phrases. They may add or remove notes, change the timing or rhythm of notes, mirror the phrase, add chord notes or a fixed interval, the possibilities are endless. RapidComposer users come up with interesting new ideas from time to time, so the list is growing. It is possible to add variations to phrases. Variations are transformations applied to one of more phrases. They may add or remove notes, change the timing or rhythm of notes, mirror the phrase, add chord notes or a fixed interval, the possibilities are endless. RapidComposer users come up with interesting new ideas from time to time, so the list is growing.
  
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 The '​Variations/​Phrase'​ slider controls the average number of variations applied to a phrase. 0.5 means every second phrase will have a variation, 1.0 means every phrase has exactly one variation, 2.0 means every phrase will have 2 variations, etc.  The '​Variations/​Phrase'​ slider controls the average number of variations applied to a phrase. 0.5 means every second phrase will have a variation, 1.0 means every phrase has exactly one variation, 2.0 means every phrase will have 2 variations, etc. 
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 ===Load/​Save/​Copy/​Paste Track Settings=== ===Load/​Save/​Copy/​Paste Track Settings===
  
-You can copy and paste track settings if you click on the transfer icon {{overview:​ideatransfericon.png|}}+You can copy and paste track settings if you click on the transfer icon {{en:overview:​ideatransfericon.png|}}
  
 You can choose from the following menu: You can choose from the following menu:
  
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 ====Generating Tracks!==== ====Generating Tracks!====
  
-Finally after you decided your workflow, added tracks and set instruments for them, and when you set up how the master track chords are filled, a dropped a few phrases in the phrase list, you are ready to make a composition,​ just press the '​Generate'​ button: {{overview:​ideageneratebutton.png|}}+Finally after you decided your workflow, added tracks and set instruments for them, and when you set up how the master track chords are filled, a dropped a few phrases in the phrase list, you are ready to make a composition,​ just press the '​Generate'​ button: {{en:overview:​ideageneratebutton.png|}}
  
-If you are not satisfied with a single track, you can regenerate the track only, by pressing the red lightning icon in the track header: {{overview:​idealightning.png|}}+If you are not satisfied with a single track, you can regenerate the track only, by pressing the red lightning icon in the track header: {{en:overview:​idealightning.png|}}
  
-You can exclude any tracks from the idea tool by click on the blue lightbulb icon: {{overview:​idealightbulb.png|}}+You can exclude any tracks from the idea tool by click on the blue lightbulb icon: {{en:overview:​idealightbulb.png|}}