Percent Alteration Tempo dialog box
How to get there
- Click the MIDI tool .
- Select a region of measures. (If you’re editing only
a single staff, double-click the highlighted area to enter the MIDI tool
If you’re in the MIDI tool window,
select the region you want to affect by dragging through the "graph"
display area or by selecting the handles of individual notes whose MIDI
data you want to edit.
- Choose MIDI tool > Tempo.
- Choose MIDI tool > Percent Alter.
What it does
This dialog box’s function is to change
the tempo of every note in the selected region by a percentage of its
current value. Because it changes the data of every selected note by a
percentage, the Percent Alter command preserves the relative proportions
of the existing values.
For example, you can specify that each
note in a selected region should be played back at half the number of
beats per minute by entering 50 (%) in the text box.
percent of current value. In this text box, enter the percentage
by which you want the number of beats per minute to be changed for the
selected notes. This value can be any number above zero—you can enter
300%, for example, to make a particular value three times its current
• Cancel. Click OK to confirm, or Cancel to discard, the MIDI data
changes you’ve specified. You return to the MIDI tool window
(or the score).