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Split at grid. And join, too?

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asked Sep 22 in Studio One 3 Feature Requests by garryknight (390 points)
Split at grid is very useful when tracking MIDI. What would be even nicer is to be able to join at grid, too.

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answered Sep 24 by Skip Jones (70,010 points)

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answered Oct 2 by donaldbaarns (6,510 points)
You can sort of do that now.

If you have Snap to Grid turned on, and double-click on the grid line, I believe it will split (it does in audio tracks, I haven't tried on a Midi track).

Note that if Snap to Grid isn't turned on, you can temporarily toggle it via the Shift key, rather than turning it on/off.

Hopefully that helps a little.
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answered Oct 3 by garryknight (390 points)
Thanks, donaldbaarns. I already know how to split events. Perhaps I should have been more specific. I can set a grid size, say 1/16 notes, then right-click one or more selected MIDI notes, select Split at Grid, and that note will be split into 1/16 notes. What I would also like to be able to do is to set my grid size to, say, 1/4 notes, and join those 1/16 notes to 1/4 notes.

It would work if there were a Split/Join at Grid function which converted selected notes into notes of the specified grid size. So I could draw a bar-long note, set the grid to 1/16, Split/Join to 16 notes at 1/16, then set the grid size to 1/4 and Split/Join to 4 notes at 1/4. Does this all make more sense?
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answered Oct 4 by donaldbaarns (6,510 points)
Thanks for explaining! I didn't understand what you're trying to do, so all good. Now we'll see if that feature would be helpful for others.

I'm not qualified to vote it up/down since I don't do it enough to know the value of that.

Your clarification is very helpful, since now I understand what you're asking for, and others who have the same issue can vote for this too.
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