File options dialog

From MusiCAD

File preferences

Several file-related options may be set to accommodate your needs.

Auto save-interval
Interval in minutes between automatic autosave-copies
Max # backupcopies
Number of backup-copies to maintain on explicit save
Global # reverts
Number of global revert-to-last situations (global undo)
Recall last
Automatic recall of last edited file
Previous # files
Number of recently used files to list on the bottom of the File-menu
# playlists
Number of playlists in recently used files
Read Layout
Read layout information from MusiCAD files (if any)
Save Layout
Write layout information that is different from template (or if no template was supplied from factory default).
Save entire Layout
Write entire layout information disregarding template.
Filenames in ASCII
Strip-non-ASCII characters from filenames
Prevent sleeping mode
Prevent Windows to enter power saving modes.(and thus blanking the screen) when using MusiCAD during rehearsal or performances
Shortcut definitions
Hotkeys: use key-combinations for edit commands as defined in the file supplied. ( by default).
Computer keyboard assignment when using the computer-keyboard as midi-input (standard.mck by default).
MIDI-instrument assignment and naming, which MIDI-instrument should correspond to a midi-program number and how percussion instruments should be mapped onto notes. (std_en.min by default).
Chord diagram list
File containing chord diagram definitions ( by default).
toolbox-items; a play-list-like file containing templates to be used (layout-en.mtl by default).
A play-list of tunes to be displayed for quick access
MusiCAD layout template
Layout template to be used before a file will be read; any layout parameter in the MusiCAD file will override the information from the template unless read-layout was disabled.
XML layout template
Layout template to be used after reading a MusicXML-file.
ABC layout template
Layout template to be used after reading an abc-file.
MIDI-layout template
Layout template to be used after reading a midi-file.
Text layout template
Layout template to be used after reading a text file.