background of style creation • The Style data is consisted of the source pattern (MIDI data) and the CTab(chord table). • The source pattern is edited by MIDI sequencer with normal process. • The CTab is parameter which specify the behavior according to chord change and so on. • The CTab is set individually for each channel or each section. • The CTabs are packed with source pattern in Style data file (.sty) as SFF(StyleFileFormat).
what is expansion style editor • Expansion style editor is a application which edits or creates .sty.
What is expansion style editor • Expansion style editor is a tool for subsidiary or internal Yamaha. • It works both on Windows and MacOS. • Now it works as plug-in of Cubase. • We plan to develop standalone version.
Note Data Conversion Flow SourcePattern
Outline of expansion style editor • Control window • Easy modeVery easy way to create .sty .It needs only source pattern but no knowledge of Style specification. • CTab windowsKnowledge of Style parameter is required for this editing.
Install expansion style editor • There is install guide. • It needs • Cubase 5.5 standard or later(AI version isn’t available; MIDI plug-in system required) • USB MIDI driverto connect PSR or other instrument • Virtual MIDI driver (MIDI Yoke for example)to connect source pattern and expansion style editor • Setting in Cubaseno chase events / loading SMF setting
Function of expansion style editor • There is tentative owners manual. • Easy modeIf you want to create SFF only very easily,you should use only this mode. • CTab windowsIf you want to create more attractive SFF,you should try to use this editor.