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Package: rosegarden4
Version: 0.9.9-1
Severity: normal


In the past I have been able to use rosegarden4 fine. Sure it has it
quirks, but I can generally get acceptable results.

Today it has been misbehaving, and I still can't geet it to do some
things properly.

1. Of my tune, one track is set to device #1 timidity 128:0/general/72
Clarinet. Another is device #2 timidity 128:0/general/74 Flute. The rest
(another 4) are device #3 timidity 128:0/general/acoustic grand piano.
However all tracks are played back as piano (yes this was working
yesterday). I have tried resecting these details, but it doesn't help.

The following apply to the notation editor:

2. It takes approx 5+ seconds just to enter/change/undo a note. This tends
to be frustrating when entering a lot of notes.

In case timidity was using too much CPU power I stopped it, but
rosegarden4 didn't speed up at all.

I can't imagine why entering and displaying notes would be such a time
consuming process.

3. If I mis-enter a note (seems to be easy to do as rosegarden forms its
own opinion where the note should go, not nessarily the position of the
mouse), sometimes I will try to correct by the undo operation (ctrl-Z).
On some occasions rosegarden will not delete the note from the display,
but continue drawing it even though it is no longer possible to select

4. I have 2/4 time selected. As I enter notes in the left hand side of
the bar, the half rest is pushed over to the right, making the total
number of beats in the bar exceed the maximum of two. Can't it count?
The "normalize rest" feature does fix this, I would have hoped this
could happen automagically (in fact it usually does). Normalizing such
a bar has a side effect of messing up bars to the right.

5. I have the D minor key, or one flat (B flat). For some reason
rosegarden insists on modifying other notes in wonderful ways I haven't
requested or wanted. For example, it wanted to make a low C sharp.  I
have to explicitly make it natural. In fact, it seems to be using the
last modified value I used for the note, which was back several bars
ago. I consider this wrong. Standard music rules say that all
modifications cease to exist at bar boundaries.

6. No obvious way of modifying chords. Especially timing. I have ended
up in a big mess trying to change the timing of a chord. Even deleting
the choord and re-entering it doesn't help, on reentering the choord
rosgarden sometimes insists on treating each note seperately (and
increases the total length of the bar to match).

7. Cut and pasting or moving large chunks of notes can really mess up
the display at times, I haven't worked out why. Undo doesn't always fix
such problems.

8. When entering a note with the mouse, it should be possible to cancel
entry of the note while the left mouse button is still down, e.g. by
pushing the right mouse button or pushing escape.

9. Something seems really screwy with the timing today on playback.
Normally timing on this computer works great. I haven't been able to
work out what the problem is yet though (it might be skipping notes).

Sorry for writing such a big long list, I thought it might be preferred
this way rather then writing a bug report for each item.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.26
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages rosegarden4 depends on:
ii  jackd                    0.99.0-2        JACK Audio Connection Kit (server 
ii  kdelibs4                 4:3.3.1-4       KDE core libraries
ii  khelpcenter              4:3.3.1-4       KDE Help Center
ii  libasound2               1.0.7-4         ALSA library
ii  libc6                    2.3.2.ds1-20    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libfontconfig1           2.2.3-4         generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6             2.1.7-2.3       FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgcc1                  1:3.4.3-6       GCC support library
ii  libice6                  4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjack0.80.0-0          0.99.0-2        JACK Audio Connection Kit (librari
ii  liblrdf0                 0.4.0-1         a library to manipulate RDF files 
ii  libmad0                  0.15.1b-1       MPEG audio decoder library
ii  libpng12-0               1.2.8rel-1      PNG library - runtime
ii  libqt3c102-mt            3:3.3.3-7       Qt GUI Library (Threaded runtime v
ii  libsm6                   4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 X Window System Session Management
ii  libstdc++5               1:3.3.5-5       The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libx11-6                 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 X Window System protocol client li
ii  libxext6                 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 X Window System miscellaneous exte
ii  libxft2                  2.1.2-6         FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii  libxrender1              0.8.3-7         X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  xlibs                    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 X Keyboard Extension (XKB) configu
ii  zlib1g                   1:1.2.2-3       compression library - runtime

-- no debconf information

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These bugs are against a much older version of rosegarden, they have
been marked 'moreinfo' for years without getting more info, So I close
them now.

If you are able to reproduce these bugs in a current version of
rosegarden, please do not hesitate to reopen.


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