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When I click the pencil in the new pattern / SFX mode of the pattern editor, I can't immediately copy the SFX by pressing ctrl-C (even though it says "copied 1 sfx")

P#76026 2020-05-07 09:10

:: shy

If I understand you correctly, this is about copying individual notes in the SFX editor, but starting via the pencil in the pattern editor? I noticed this weirdness too, and copying only seems to work if you select at least the two columns of an SFX note (e.g., the "F#" note column, and the gray octave number that follows it). You can apparently paste parts of notes now, but only if you paste a minimum of two things at the same time, either in the same row or the same column. And when volume isn't a part of your selection, the notes may not appear at all, since I think a zero-volume is how notes get removed in the first place.

For the old behavior of copying a full note, you need to select all five values in the row before copying with Ctrl-C. But that's a little slow/unintuitive, so even if this bug gets fixed I think there needs to be a faster way to select full notes to copy.

P#76034 2020-05-07 13:13

How i make a cart

P#76036 2020-05-07 13:31

shy Oh that's not what I was thinking about, but you're right. The way copying works in tracker isn't very intuitive, but you quickly get used to it, I guess. You can easily get around it by copying the whole note as you said, but I personally rarely need to paste single notes, so that's not a problem. Ok I'll try to explain my problem with this gif.

So when I move my cursor vertically, it means I'm pressing ctrl-C, and when I move my cursor horizontally, I'm pressing ctrl-V. As you can see, the SFX that gets copied isn't the one I just copied (I had intentionally copied this blank one right before, which is copied here instead). It says "copied 1 sfx", although you can't see it in the gif. This doesn't seem to occur when you click the first pencil out of the 4, so that's weird

P#76058 2020-05-07 14:43 ( Edited 2020-05-07 15:02)

Blessmyday, you can save your program in the cartridge format by typing
save [the_name_of_your_cart].p8.png

in the console

P#76059 2020-05-07 14:54 ( Edited 2020-05-07 14:55)

It seems that zep has just updated Pico8 to a new Version (0.2.0h) with that fix. As written in the Readme:

Fixed: ctrl-c copies the wrong sfx after clicking pencil button (next to pattern #) in organiser view
P#76088 2020-05-07 19:31

That's cool, and now we can even double click on a note to select the whole thing :)

Thanks Zep!

P#76106 2020-05-08 04:09 ( Edited 2020-05-08 04:11)

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