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Lime 8 Overview (Movie and Descriptive Text)


Lime Overview

An icon of a movie camera A movie of an overview of Lime

Here is the script for this overview of Lime:

  1. (Lime is already running and we are picking up the action where the SharpEye overview left off.)
  2. Select OK to accept the default import options in the Import NIFF dialog.
  3. Name the part:
    • Select the first note or rest of the piece. (Because the first note is already selected (it's flashing), this step is actually unnecessary but it is a good practice.)
    • Open the Parts and Voices dialog with the Voice | Parts and Voices... menu item.
    • Select the only voice (Part_1), select the Rename... button and enter Guitar and select OK.
    • Select OK to close the Parts and Voices dialog.
  4. Add a title.
    • Select the first note or rest of the piece. Because the first note is already selected (it's flashing), this step is actually unnecessary but it is a good practice.
    • From the menu select Annotation | Text Assistant | Title.
    • Enter the title and then select OK.
  5. Properly categorize the tempo indication.
    • Select the annotation Allegro (Use Alt+click or Alt left or right arrow).
    • Check the Annotation | Text Category | Tempo menu item.
    • Select No when asked about changing the annotation's text attributes.
  6. Add a double bar at the end (Let's pretend it's the end of the piece).
    • Select the last note (or rest) of the piece.
    • Open the Bar Line dialog with the Symbol | Bar Line menu item.
    • Select the heavy double bar line and At End of System.
    • Select OK to close the Bar Line dialog.
  7. Change the double bar that we just added back to a single bar.
    • Select the last note (or rest) of the piece.
    • Open the Bar Line dialog with the Symbol | Bar Line menu item.
    • Select a simple single bar line (note that it's checked by default.) and select At End of System.
    • Select OK to close the Bar Line dialog.
  8. Save the Lime file with the File | Save menu item.
  9. Launch GOODFEEL with the File | Launch GOODFEEL menu item.

Important Notes

  • Steps 3 and 4 should always be performed on Limes files that started from SharpEye. These steps might be needed after importing MusicXML and NIFF files.
  • Step 7 was performed to allow us to demonstrate how to handle errors, warnings or notes in GOODFEEL. (See the GOODFEEL movie).

After this exciting movie, you might want to check out Overview of GOODFEEL
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