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#1
This happens once in a while, just a bit too often to ignore...

I'm at a gig, session, whatever. Shall we play Song X? Okay, I have Song X in my song collection. Play in the key of A? Great, a ChordPro song is quickly transposed. Happy playing. Next song...

But Song X is also part of a setlist that I have prepared for a gig I have the next week. And next week, when on stage, when Song X turns up, I start playing the wrong chords since the song was transposed to the key of A.

Sounds familiar? Or am I the only one that gets bitten by this?

Worse, I can't even find a fail-safe way to prevent this from happening. Can you?
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#2
Other than having separate files in each of the required keys - which rather defeats the object of a chordpro file - I think the only solution would be to add a note that tells you which key is used in a specific circumstance, e.g. "Band A requires Bb" "Band B requires G" and so on. Then you can do a quick transpose before you start laying.
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#3
Usually I'm glad if I have enough time to locate the song and transpose it... Adding notes is not really feasible.

What came up when thinking about this, is the ability to 'fork' a song when (or after) selecting it. It will then become a new, independent song with its own settings, transpositions, notes and so on.
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#4
Well, you can do this forking more or less with the snippet function as you surely know, or doesn't that work with pro files?

Also maybe Mike's versioning plans might help.

Another way could be a feature “reset all songs to original key with next restart (of MSP)“ but I don't know if that's worth it to code.
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#5
Have you tried using 'reset' in the 'transpose popup?  I suppose remembering,or time, to do that at the end may be a  problem, but....
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#6
That relies on the song not already being transposed...
For example, the song .cho file is in C, it is transposed to E for normal use. When I load it for this gig and transpose it to A, a future reset will go back to C, not E.
Johan
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#7
Ok, I didn't consider more than one transpose action. I tried a 2 step transposition, creating a snippet and making a copy in the songs tab, both reset back to the original also.
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#8
(08-12-2017, 11:03 PM)sciurius Wrote: Usually I'm glad if I have enough time to locate the song and transpose it... Adding notes is not really feasible.

I wasn't thinking of adding a note whilst gigging - that's something to do at home.
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#9
If I could remember at home which songs I changed, the problem would not exist...
Johan
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#10
The versioning feature might be helpful with this, and it also sounds like what you described is similar to the current snippet feature. Are you wanting to create a temporary song that is deleted right after you are done viewing it? If not, I would think the snippet feature would work well for this.
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