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===Notes===
 
===Notes===
These are not the same - they are not imported, being accessed easily from seven [[blocks]]. There are as fol[[File:Blocks_relating_to_notes.png|thumb|194px|Notes can be controlled with a variety of blocks.]]lows:
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These are not the same as the sounds mentioned before - they are not imported and are accessed easily from seven [[blocks]]. They are as fol[[File:Blocks_relating_to_notes.png|thumb|194px|Notes can be controlled with a variety of blocks.]]lows:
*[[Play drum () for () beats (block)|Play drum () for () beats]]- Plays a drum beat for a given amount of beats.
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*[[Play drum () for () beats (block)|Play drum () for () beats]]- Plays the specified drum for a given amount of beats.
 
*[[Play note () for () beats (block)|Play note () for () beats]]- Plays a given note from an instrument chosen in other blocks.
 
*[[Play note () for () beats (block)|Play note () for () beats]]- Plays a given note from an instrument chosen in other blocks.
 
*[[Set instrument to () (block)|Set instrument to ()]]- Sets the current instrument to one selected from a drop-down menu.
 
*[[Set instrument to () (block)|Set instrument to ()]]- Sets the current instrument to one selected from a drop-down menu.
*[[Set volume to () (block)|Set volume to ()]]- Sets a project's volume.
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*[[Set volume to () (block)|Set volume to ()]]- Sets a sprite's volume.
*[[Change volume by () (block)|Change volume by ()]]- Changes a project's volume by a given amount.
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*[[Change volume by () (block)|Change volume by ()]]- Changes a sprite's volume by a given amount.
*[[Set tempo to () (block)|Set tempo to ()]]- Sets a project's tempo.
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*[[Set tempo to () (block)|Set tempo to ()]]- Sets a sprite's tempo (affects the "beat" speed).
*[[Change tempo by () (block)|Change volume by ()]]- Changes a project's tempo a given amount.
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*[[Change tempo by () (block)|Change volume by ()]]- Changes a sprite's tempo a given amount.
 
*[[Rest for () beats (block)|Rest for () beats]]- Plays a rest for a given amount of beats.
 
*[[Rest for () beats (block)|Rest for () beats]]- Plays a rest for a given amount of beats.
 
==Accessibility==
 
==Accessibility==

Revision as of 23:09, 8 June 2010

A Sound is an item that can be played in a Scratch project, available by importing or using from Scratch's sound library. Sounds are played by using the Sound Blocks, which control a sound's volume and so on.

Sounds and notes

All noises played in a project divide into two types:

Sounds can be managed in the Sounds Tab.

Sounds

These are the items that are available only be importing or by summoning. These can be visited in the Sounds tab, where imported sounds can be played, imported, and deleted. The following blocks control the playing of these sounds:

Notes

These are not the same as the sounds mentioned before - they are not imported and are accessed easily from seven blocks. They are as fol

Notes can be controlled with a variety of blocks.

lows:

Accessibility

Sounds

To obtain these, one has to view the Sounds tab of a sprite/stage and select the Import button. The user will be able to import sounds from their desktop or varying locations, including a sound library that comes with Scratch.

Notes

These are available, even when the blocks that control them are not in use. They can be used simply by dragging out the wanted blocks and by activating them. Notes and their blocks cannot be deleted.

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