Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes?

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Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes?

Any chance we'll see this happen? Makes it a lot easier when I can see C4, F0, D#5, etc. when I look at the notes. Also, colors graduated on notes would also make it easier to write and spot problems. C=Red, D=Orange, E=Yellow following ROYGBIV, with the sharps and flats in between the colors.

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    mdages
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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2015/06/17 11:40:10 (permalink)
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    Oh yes, note names in the bars like in Cubase or at least in Studio One V3 would make enhance the midi editing workflow a lot.
     
    Different colors are already used for different velocity, but maybe better would be here some kind of a fill gap like in Studio One.
     
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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2015/06/17 13:21:05 (permalink)
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    Seems like a nice option to me...
     

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2015/06/18 02:30:03 (permalink)
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    Eww, no.    please make it optional if implemented.
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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2015/06/18 06:17:39 (permalink)
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    It would be useful to be able to switch between the two display modes (i.e. colour by velocity vs colour by note) via a button.
     

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2015/06/18 07:17:53 (permalink)
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    REAP**R has it. I like it for creating a "chord" type track to see visually when chords change.  Optional to turn on /off of course.

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/03 18:18:01 (permalink)
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    Bump. 
     
    Still my #1 personal request.

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/06 15:20:48 (permalink)
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    How about a tooltip popup that merely shows the note pitch based on the cursor position when you're ready to click?  Every control has these (switchable in preferences) and they've never really bothered me. 

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/06 15:30:05 (permalink)
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    Just did a bit of research and found that the tooltip shows up once there's a note placed.  So I guess you might do well to put a temporary note in place to read the tooltip which includes pitch, time, velocity, and duration.  
     
    I'd still rather see the simple note location before I started entering notes, though.   A simple "Bb 4" that would help to locate the click point.  It would really help, especially when the PRV is zoomed out.

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/08 20:08:08 (permalink)
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    That's not it. It has to do with being able to look at a clip in the piano roll and see all the notes and what they are.

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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/14 12:57:39 (permalink)
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    I think being able to set a Key on the track and having notes in that Key displayed as a customizable color would be nice as well.  ex- setting the Key as C will color A B C D E F and G to the users preference.  Would be a nice Quality of Life improvement for those who write with the piano roll and not a midi controller.
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    Re: Note names on MIDI notes in the piano roll? Colors for notes? 2016/11/18 13:50:23 (permalink)
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    I want it too (note names), will be very useful for me.
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