Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

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Re: Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

Post by steve » Tue May 11, 2021 12:08 am

Paul2 wrote:
Mon May 10, 2021 5:11 pm
Many moons ago, you wrote a Nyquist ultra narrow BPF.
I want to modified it to work in spectral mode.
For an ultra-narrow band pass filter, it would be better to base it on the "Spectral Delete" effect. That has extremely steep, linear phase filters that will give a much sharper cut-off.

However, let's go with the older BPF for now.
Paul2 wrote:
Mon May 10, 2021 5:11 pm
- what do I do with all the "s-in" 's, do I change them to *track* ?
"s-in" is not a "special" symbol. It is just a normal variable and an abbreviation of "signal input".

In "version 1" plug-ins

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;version 1
"s" (or "S") is a special symbol that holds the audio data from the track selection.

In "version 4" plug-ins, "S" is no longer a special symbol. The special symbol that now holds the audio data is the symbol *track* (or *TRACK*).


It is highly recommended to use the latest syntax version, which is currently ";version 4".
So you should use the ";version 4" header, and change occurrences of "S" with *track*.
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Re: Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

Post by Paul2 » Tue May 11, 2021 12:42 am

Thank you Steve.

Yup, using only Version 4 syntax.
Been using the plugin for a few hours now and it achieves the required results.
Also assigned numerical shortcut keys to all the spectral filters, so now it's very quick to apply them.

My next plugin is going to be more ambitious, selecting a portion of the spectrum with silent "holes" in them and applying filtered noise to fill them in.
Matching the noise power/amplitude will be difficult but can always adjust that to match afterwards using the level control of the SpectralEditParametricEQ.

Won't bug you with that one, gonna get it right all on my own.
Lisp syntax can be exasperating at times, but actually enjoying the process and learning some DSP at the same time.
Thanks again for all your help.

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Re: Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

Post by steve » Tue May 11, 2021 8:41 am

Please do post your plug-ins here: viewforum.php?f=42
along with a description of what it does and what it is for (the use case).
For complex plug-ins, you may need to go into some detail about how to use the plug-in effectively. What you post is effectively "the manual" for that plug-in.

As we're an open source community, we do like to encourage everyone to share (although there is no obligation to do so).
Others may find your plug-ins useful, and you may receive feedback to help you write better plug-ins.
Paul2 wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 12:42 am
Won't bug you with that one, gonna get it right all on my own.
:) Best way to learn is to have a go, but feel free to ask if you get stuck.

Paul2 wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 12:42 am
Lisp syntax can be exasperating at times, but actually enjoying the process and learning some DSP at the same time.
Excellent :ugeek:
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Re: Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

Post by Paul2 » Tue May 11, 2021 11:02 am

Will absolutely post my plugins in the "New Plugins" section.
They are both bandpass filters, although the one is much more "aggressive" than the other one, should I post them together
or one per thread?

Thanks for the offer to help if I get stuck.

Off to go make some noise, I go..... :D

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Re: Weird thing on Spectral edit Ver 2.3.1

Post by steve » Tue May 11, 2021 12:27 pm

Paul2 wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 11:02 am
should I post them together
or one per thread?
One per thread please.
If there is any discussion about either, it can quickly get very confusing to have multiple issues in the same topic. (Not so bad in this topic as there are currently just the two of us chatting.)
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