EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Mon May 22, 2017 7:33 pm

New hotfix is up. Non pro guitar specific changes are as follows:
*Corrected the "Export time range" function to export all of the track-specific details (ie. customized name, fret/string count, etc).
*Corrected the "Export time range" function to ensure the first exported beat explicitly has whatever time signature was in effect in the source project.
*Fixed a bug with the project save logic (also affects undo/redo states) that prevented supplemental precision beat timing data from being written in a usable way. Beat timings are now stored in the project to a precision of over 10 decimal places. This should reduce the number of notes that lose sync during certain beatmap alterations.
*Improved beat click and drag logic to immediately update the note and tab highlighting if any notes lost grid snap.
*Fixed bugs with the click and drag logic that (under specific timing circumstances) could cause beats to become desynced by 1ms with notes after the notes are auto-adjusted.
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:06 pm

New hotfix is up. Non pro guitar specific changes are as follows:
*Added logic to prevent an occasional failure to load eof.dat when changing display window sizes.
*Updated guitar tap and strum input modes to allow for a sixth fret button to be defined, for use in pro guitar and GHL mode tracks.
*Fixed a bug with guitar tap and guitar strum input modes where if keyboard keys were mapped to the fret/strum buttons, that input was allowed to also activate EOF's hardcoded keyboard shortcuts during playback.
*Added the ability to author Guitar Hero Live style tracks, for use with Clone Hero. To use this style of authoring for one of the traditional 5 lane guitar/bass tracks, enable the "Enable GHL mode" function from the Track menu. When this mode is in effect, the 3 lowest lanes are used to author white notes, the 3 highest lanes are used to author black notes and the middle mouse button can be used to place open notes. In Rex Mundi input mode, the number 7 can also be used to author open notes. Alternatively, the "Note>Convert GHL open" function can be used to change selected notes into open notes if GHL mode is enabled for the active track. EOF will keep the chart as intact as it can when enabling/disabling GHL mode on a track that already has notes in it (or when copy/pasting notes between GHL and non-GHL tracks), but since GHL mode has six lanes IN ADDITION to an open note, lane 3 black notes are converted to 5 lane chords when a GHL track is converted to non-GHL format. This is so open notes can remain authored as open notes, but chords containing lane 3 black notes won't survive the conversion and EOF will warn about this and highlight affected notes. The 3D representation of GHL tracks three lanes, each of which can have one white gem and/or a black gem. If a lane has both gems, it is considered a "barre" chord (in that the player would hold two buttons down with one finger to play it) and EOF displays this as a black and white rectangle instead of a black or white triangle. The clipboard format has changed, make sure to perform another copy operation before performing a paste or the paste will malfunction.
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby Skullnano » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:11 pm

Any chance to fix the desynch copy/paste thing ? Everytime I do a copy/paste, some notes are desynched from the beats, sometimes it's just a desynched by 1 ms, but some other times, the notes are moved from their original place by 10-50 ms, and if I keep going, it gets worse, so everytime, I have to check every notes.
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:02 pm

I can't reproduce the problem, and nobody has mentioned it until you just did. If you're experiencing problems, it's best to mention them instead of silently waiting for something to get fixed because it may never be fixed (if neither I nor anybody else ever runs into it) or it may not even be a bug with the program at all.

Please post the exact build date of EOF you're using and confirm whether you're using regular paste (CTRL+V) or old paste (CTRL+P), whether the copied notes are reported as already being out of grid snap (Enable "Song>Highlight non grid snapped notes") and whether the seek line is correctly on a grid snap position (ie. you're seeked to an appropriate place with Pg Up/Dn or CTRL+SHIFT+Pg Up/Dn) before performing the paste. Keep in mind that in most cases you do not want to use old paste because it does not correct for tempo changes. If you're already using the latest hotfix and following the suggestions I just listed, please send me a sample project (.eof) file and specific steps to reliably reproduce the problem (ie. open the file, select these specific notes, copy, seek to a specific beat marker and perform paste).
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:53 pm

New hotfix is up. Non pro guitar specific changes are as follows:
*Added a "GHL conversion swaps B/W gems" preference that will affect conversion of GHL-mode notes to non-GHL notes (when toggling GHL mode or copying/pasting between tracks) by causing lanes 1-3 to map to the black GHL gems (instead of the white gems), lanes 4-5 to map to white GHL gems (instead of black gems) and a lower 5 lane chord to map to the white 3 GHL gem (instead of the black 3 gem).
*Fixed a minor bug with the rubberband benchmark function where the completion percentage wouldn't correctly restart from 0% when used multiple times in an EOF session.
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby RealCheese » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:22 am

I've been using EOF to make Rock Band customs for the past few months and had a question regarding anchors. Is there a way to have the notes move with the rest of the chart when using SHIFT+A ? When I do that, the beat itself moves where I want it but the notes do not
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:11 am

By design, holding SHIFT when you click and drag a beat marker performs the opposite of the configured auto-adjust behavior (ie. if you enabled that preference, SHIFT+dragging a beat would prevent the notes from being moved during that operation). To get your desired behavior, just don't hold SHIFT.
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby sweetladyamy » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:45 am

Sometimes, clicking on notes will highlight others, which I don't notice until I do something with the one note.

This wasn't an issue before when I had RC10...
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby RealCheese » Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:23 pm

raynebc wrote:By design, holding SHIFT when you click and drag a beat marker performs the opposite of the configured auto-adjust behavior (ie. if you enabled that preference, SHIFT+dragging a beat would prevent the notes from being moved during that operation). To get your desired behavior, just don't hold SHIFT.


No, I mean when I hit SHIFT+A then a text box comes up with a time in it and I can change that time to adjust where that beat marker is. But when I do this the notes do not move with the beat marker. Is there a way to change it so the notes do move?
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Re: EOF 1.8RC12 - Now with Rocksmith 2014 support

Postby raynebc » Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:50 pm

I see. That function doesn't perform auto-adjust, but I can look into updating it to do so. In the mean time, you may want to use click and drag methods to beat map instead. I'd think this is usually more effective since it's easier to line up with the waveform graph this way instead of manually defining beat timestamps. If you prefer a non mouse based way to make very slight adjustments to beat positions, you can use the +/- keyboard functions as described by Help>Keys:
Increase/decrease the tempo of the beat (if Feedback input method is in use) or anchor (if any other input method is in use) immediately at or before the current seek position by 1BPM. Hold Shift to adjust in .1BPM increments. Hold both Ctrl and Shift to adjust in .01BPM increments.

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