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Paino for windoes.

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PIANO v2.1
Keyboard Piano
for MS Windows 3.1

Turns your PC into an electronic piano
featuring all 128 GMIDI instruments,
volume control, pitch wheel, patch
caching...
------------- INCLUDING ---------------
Piano MIDI Driver -- 100% emulation of
real keyboards. Now you can record
your compositions with your favorite
MIDI sequencing software.
---------------------------------------
Requires WIN 3.1 and a sound card (SB,
GUS, PAS...). Nice surprise included.



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PIANO v2.1
Keyboard Piano
for MS Windows 3.1

Turns your PC into an electronic piano
featuring all 128 GMIDI instruments,
volume control, pitch wheel, patch
caching...
------------- INCLUDING ---------------
Piano MIDI Driver -- 100% emulation of
real keyboards. Now you can record
your compositions with your favorite
MIDI sequencing software.
---------------------------------------
Requires WIN 3.1 and a sound card (SB,
GUS, PAS...). Nice surprise included.

PIANO v2.1 - Special Notes
--------------------------
3-Nov-1993


Installation:

- unzip/copy Piano files somewhere on your disk
- add PIANO.EXE to your favorite program group using
Program Manager's File/Add command
- install 'Piano MIDI Driver' using Control Panel:
Drivers/Add/Unlisted or updated/Browse/select Piano's
directory...



Uninstallation:

Are you sure you want to do that? Oh, well... Delete files
PIANO.EXE, PIANO.INI (located in your Windows directory) and
PIANODRV.DRV (located in your Windows\System directory), and
remove 'Piano MIDI Driver' through Control Panel/Drivers.



History:

ver. 2.1 -- 3-Nov-1993

Fixed the reported bugs from version 2.0


ver. 2.0 -- 30-Oct-1993

A special MIDI driver has been created, that allows Piano to
fully emulate the real keyboards. From now on you cannot
only play songs with Piano, but also record them with your
favorite MIDI software.

Also new in this version is a secondary keyboard layout that
might help you playing two hands, and of course, a lot of
other minor features.


ver. 1.0 -- 9-Oct-1993

Initial release.



Brief description of Options Menu:

- Keyboard Layout 1 and
- Keyboard Layout 2

The one with checkmark is currently active. If you want
to know more about key-mapping, there's a picture of
keyboard in About dialog box.


- Sensitive Pitch Wheel

If checked, pitch changes as soon as you move mouse
pointer into pitch-wheel box, otherwise you have to
hold down left key to move the pitch wheel.
Clicking the right mouse button will reset the pitch.


- Local Echo

If checked Piano sends MIDI messages to Midi Mapper AND
to Piano MIDI Driver, otherwise messages are sent only
to the driver.


- Auto Focus

(Available only when Piano MIDI Driver installed)

This is a funny feature. It is supposed to pop-up Piano
whenever your MIDI software starts recording from a
Piano MIDI Driver. In most cases it works, but there
are some programs that don't notify the Piano Driver
when they have started recording, so the Driver can't
pop-up the Piano.
This function only gives focus to the Piano when
recording is started; it cannot execute the Piano --
the Piano must already be running in the background.


- Patch caching

(Available only when Local Echo is enabled)

Enables and disables patch-caching. Sometimes, when
using Piano in conjunction with other MIDI software, it
is better to let the other software do the
patch-caching. Of course, this applies only to the
systems that support patch-caching.


- Always on Top

If checked, Piano stays a top window even if it's not
active. Might be useful with those programs that don't
support Auto Focus.



Troubleshooting:

Piano says something about not being able to open MIDI-MAPPER...

Piano wants Midi Mapper all by itself and you have another
program running that has already reserved Midi Mapper
for its own purposes. Exit that program and Piano should
work just fine.


Piano says nothing. It draws itself and then disappears...

What you have is a mutated Piano. Get yourself a new copy
of PIANO.EXE.


Piano starts normally, but there's no sound...

See if your sound card is in order -- try playing
CANYON.MID with MEDIA PLAYER (both part of Windows). If
you can't hear that either, there's something wrong with
your sound card setup; fix it and try Piano again. If this
is not the case and CANYON.MID plays just fine, try
changing a channel. (BTW: Do you have 'Local Echo'
enabled? If not, enable it and try again)



Shareware, author and other stuff:

There's small shareware notice when you start the program,
my address is also included as well as my E-MAIL address.



That's all folks!

Gregor Brecko




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