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CASM Format

Deutsch Style Workshop (Heidrun Dolde) pdf

CASM Editor is the program for editing CASM sections in style files.

Introduction

CASM data is an essential part of a style file as these data defines the interpretation of the MIDI data in the style file.
More at Style CASM Section Format

Select language: Menu Options -> Setup.
Then close and restart the program.

Move the Mouse Cursor over a Column Label to get help in the Information window.

Program Operation

When opening a style file all voices used, part markers used and the CASM section will be read.

Voices are shown in the left column.

In the CASM section Parts are grouped in Part Collections.
All Parts in a Part Collection have common CASM settings.
The Part Collections are shown in the middle window in the bottom of the Main window.

Parts can be moved from and to Part Collections.

If a Part does not belong to any Part Collection, this Part will be shown in Not Grouped (the left window in the bottom of the Main window).
In this situation a new Part Collection can be created.

When creating a new Part Collection the settings from an existing Part Collection can be inherited; otherwise Default CASM settings will be used.

Default CASM settings can be edited and automatically saved in Menu Options -> Default CASM settings.

The common CASM settings for the active Part Collection is shown in the upper part of the Main window.

Move the Mouse Cursor over a Column Label to get help in the Information window.

Default CASM data can be added to a MIDI file, having the required Markers. Read more in About CASM and CASM Format.