Problem with mod wheel setting for snareline in Sibelius 6

I've been trying to adjust the snareline playing zone setting (from center to edge using R hand L hand hits) using the midi message ~C1,127  in Sibelius 6. For some reason this doesn't change a thing during playback. I've tried doing the same for other instruments and it works fine so I know I'm doing it correctly. Does anyone know why this might be happening?
[quote author=Rickofavon link=topic=3266.msg17382#msg17382 date=1250856068]
... I'd like to add that my Soundset 6.0 didn't appear in the playback devices and it shows up as ";Virtual Drumline 2.5"; soundset however everything has been working perfectly.
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I wouldn't call it a freak accident, but the more instruments you use the higher the odds the [i]perfectly[/i] part will go away. ";Virtual Drumline 2.5"; is a sound set installed by Sibelius and is not supported by the Template. Even though it seems to be working so far, you will need to get ";VDL SoundSet 6.0"; going in order to use all instruments in the Template. When it does show up in Sibelius it will read as ";VDL SoundSet 6.0"; - same as the file name, minus the underscores.

I don't know exactly how Vista structures its installed program directories, but I like to put my sound sets in the [b]Sounds[/b] folder of Sibelius' installation directory. This is the same place that Sibelius installs all of the default sound sets.

If you had Sibelius running when you installed VDL SoundSet 6.0, you will need to restart Sibelius in order for it to see and load the sound set.

I just picked up Sibelius 6 via the upgrade pack. I was looking to see if anyone else was having this same problem. I'm glad I wasn't the first to ask!

Instead of making a whole new thread I'd like to add that my Soundset 6.0 didn't appear in the playback devices and it shows up as ";Virtual Drumline 2.5"; soundset however everything has been working perfectly.

I have SS6.0 placed in [b]user/your username/library/application support/sibelius software/Sibelius 6/Sounds[/b] [i](I had to make the sounds folder as one didn't exist)[/i]

I've been using the Sibelius 6 templet with little to no problems though. Freak accident?
Glad you got it figured out!

[quote author=chznvrt link=topic=3266.msg17304#msg17304 date=1250283108]
You can set up some defaults for yourself in the Dictionary for this as well. Just make sure the word(s) used in the list is(are) unique.
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Touche, Salesman.
Problem solved! Thanks for your help.
Yes, use Staff Text for SnareLine play zones (edge, halfway, center - center is default).

The sound set settings have overridden the MIDI command by the time that information gets to KontaktPlayer2, thus the results you were getting.


[quote author=Bryan Harmsen link=topic=3266.msg17302#msg17302 date=1250280706]
NO more need for those cryptic MIDI messages - that is unless you start messing with the volume MIDI CC, which is 7 in Sibelius.
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You can set up some defaults for yourself in the Dictionary for this as well. Just make sure the word(s) used in the list is(are) unique.
I'm presuming that you're at least writing in the template? I haven't tested that midi message, but you'd be much better off just using the [b]technique text: edge, halfway, or center[/b], for the corresponding zones.

I've honestly never tested those midi commands, but the Sound World stuff being using since Sib5 makes it much easier to perform mod wheel adjustments and key switches (e.g. ";puffies"; for tenors and basses) via Playback Dictionary commands. This stuff is all pretty well articulated in the Readme. Make sure you read through the whole thing. Hugh Smith did a pretty knockout job of putting that thing together for the Sib5 and 6 templates, and most questions you might have about the template and how it interacts with Sibelius are answered in there.

No more need for those cryptic MIDI messages - that is unless you start messing with the volume MIDI CC, which is 7 in Sibelius.
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