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dialogplayerstatus

The player status dialog can be displayed while playing a MIDI song with internal player. It contains information about the playing position and has button controls to navigate the player.

Filename
path of the currently played MIDI file  

Play time
current play (or pause) time position (in minutes:seconds.milliseconds). While the player is paused it is allowed to enter a new play time position into the edit field. After short pause the song plays from the position if the entered value is a valid play time.  
Possible inputs are: 120 (second), 1:30 (minute:second), 3:22.350 (minute:second:millisecond)  

MIDI unit
current MIDI position (in MIDI units). While the MIDI player is paused it is allowed to enter a new play unit position (a number) into the edit field. After short time the song plays from the unit position if it was a valid unit number within song.  

Tempo
current MIDI tempo (in bpm)  

Tact
current measure length (in nominator/denominator)  

Measure:Beat

current MIDI song position (measure number, beat number) e.g. counts 23:1, 23:2, 23:3, 23:4 in a 4/4 measure. While the player is paused it is allowed to enter a new MIDI song position into the edit field. After short time the song plays from the song position if it is a valid position within the song.  
Possible inputs are: 47 (measure number counting beginning from 1), 23:3 (measure number and beat number counting from 1).  
 
Hint: In a 4/4 measure the beats within the measure are 1,2,3,4. Beat 5 belongs to next measure and therefore 23:5 is same as 24:1
Hint: 1:100 is the 100th beat within the song (independent of the measures).

Markers
the drop down box contains marker text found in the MIDI file which are sorted by time. During playing the marker directly before current playing position will be displayed. After selecting a marker from the box the player jumps to the marker position in the song. Markers usually define beginnings of sections (e.g. intro, refrain, verse) or notices to positions in the song (e.g. contra point, scalar transposition ...).  

toolstop Stop
stops playing the song  
 
toolplaybutton Play
starts or continues to play current song  
 
toolpausebutton Pause
pauses current song  
 
toolbackward Backward
jumps to position 30 seconds before current position  
 
toolplayerpossliderPosition slider
the slider shows current song playing position relative to song duration. The duration between the position markers is 30 seconds. You can drag the thumb by clicking left mouse button on the thumb and move the mouse. The player will jump to the position where the mouse button is released.  
 
toolforward Forward
jumps to position 30 seconds after current position