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Adding collections (URLs)
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A user with collections rights can create a new collection at /comp.html#/edit_collection/ At least title field has to be filled under the metadata tab. Scroll down to 'save'.
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Cloning an existing collection (only metadata will be copied) can be done on edit page of an existing collection.
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Naming and publishing collections
 
Naming and publishing collections
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Cover art (where to link, which formats and sizes to use)
 
Cover art (where to link, which formats and sizes to use)
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Adding an existing exercise to a collection (non-preferred use case)
 
Adding an existing exercise to a collection (non-preferred use case)
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Exercises can be added under the Exercises tab. The exercise list includes exercises from the collections 'Favorite Exercises' and 'My Exercises'.
  
 
== Converting files==
 
== Converting files==

Revision as of 10:47, 20 September 2016

What is MMS/PF and how it works


Functionality

Log in to http://notes.matchmysound.com and click through the tutorial. If tutorial mode is disabled, please enable it from your profile.

Student view

Student view includes and Assignments tab and Content tab. The first tab is always opened by default. URL looks like this (incase you need to switch to a student view from the teacher view): comp.html#/student/assignments Any user without teacher rights will see the student view.

Teacher view

Teacher view includes Students tab, Content tab, My exercises tab, and Favorites tab. The first tab is always opened by default. URL looks like this /comp.html#/teacher/students To access the teacher view you need to be granted the rights. This can be done by any administrator. At the bottom of the default page of teacher view (students tab) you see a text 'If you created a teacher account by accident, you can: revert back to student account' This will remove your teacher rights.

Tools


Google Chrome (free). All our products are optimized for Google Chrome. You have no reason to use any other browser.[1]

MuseScore (free). Get our version here: Win: [2]. Mac: [3]. Our version has an important extra feature - linearize.

Sibelius (not free, MMS has a licence)

Finale (Finale Notepad is free and does what we need). [4]

Audacity (free). You will occasionally need to edit some audio files. [5]

Google account For MMS/PF and for accessing the metadata on Drive

Collections


Adding collections

A user with collections rights can create a new collection at /comp.html#/edit_collection/ At least title field has to be filled under the metadata tab. Scroll down to 'save'.

Cloning an existing collection (only metadata will be copied) can be done on edit page of an existing collection.

Naming and publishing collections

Cover art (where to link, which formats and sizes to use)

Adding an existing exercise to a collection (non-preferred use case)

Exercises can be added under the Exercises tab. The exercise list includes exercises from the collections 'Favorite Exercises' and 'My Exercises'.

Converting files


From .mus to MusicXML From .sib to MusicXML From XML to .mscz


Editing on MuseScore


The principles Keep in mind the context of use (sufficient space for feedback) Does not have to be a clone of print music Moving and defining elements (select all, styles) Excerpts/parts

Naming and storing files


How to name Where to keep

Produce_exercise how to use


Step 1: Upload .mscz file Step 2: Collection and audio files Choose collection Upload audio files Step 3: Which parts to keep which to delete? Naming the instruments Checking the boxes Backing track Choosing the master audio file (etalon) Choosing the Demo audio file Advanced view Add new excerpt Step 4: Aligning In tempo mode (when to use) Matching mode (when to use) ‘Save and Load’, how to use The grid What it is, why two? Moving and navigating (Home, End, Spacebar, PgUp, PgDn, Level of accuracy (depends on the context - if etalon is real audio then it just has to look good) Step 5: Aligning the MIDI and real audio Step 6: Play all Play individual files Review the sync Move with shift+click Add New audio file

Edit exercise page


Review the sync and look Naming the exercise Default score goal Public vs not public Exercise description Attachments Sections Adding Youtube video Exercise page for admin Play all Play backing Play etalon Play demo audio


Documenting your actions



General sfuff


Create and use shortcuts Track time, avoid wasting it Use Google, read forums. If nothing helps, ask Kristo