OnSong Manual

Actions Menu

The actions menu lets you pick an action to perform when pressing a foot pedal or tapping on the screen.

  • None performs no actions when the input is received.
  • Capo Up increases the capo for the song by one fret.
  • Capo Down decreases the capo for the song by one fret.
  • Scroll Up scrolls the song up. If using a foot pedal, performing this action once the top of a song is reached will navigate to the previous song in the set.
  • Scroll Down scrolls the song down. If using a foot pedal, performing this action once the bottom of a song is reached will navigate to the next song in the set.
  • Next Song navigates to the next song in the set.
  • Previous Song navigates to the previous song in the set.
  • Random Song loads a random song from the currently selected book or set. Use for practicing songs in your library without a pattern.
  • Reset Song scrolls the current song to the top and optionally resets toggled events such as autoscroll, backing tracks, the metronome and section assignments. These can be customized in Settings » Navigation Settings » Actions » Reset Song.
  • Next Slide advances to the next slide when projecting lyrics.
  • Previous Slide advances to the previous slide when projecting lyrics.
  • Next Timeline Event will advanced to the next event as recorded or specified in the the Timeline.
  • Previous Timeline Event will go to the previous event as recorded or specified in the the Timeline.
  • Show/Hide Menubar toggles the menubar on and off for a full screen view.
  • Show Quick Pick displays the Quick Pick screen for quickly searching and loading songs.
  • Show Songs List shows and hides the song menu.
  • Scroll Faster decreases the duration of the song by 30 seconds which causes autoscroll to speed up.
  • Scroll Slower increases the duration of the song by 30 seconds which causes the autoscroll to slow down.
  • Start Audio will start playing a backing track assigned to the currently viewed song.
  • Start Autoscroll will begin autoscrolling the current song.
  • Start Metronome will start the metronome to the tempo assigned to the currently viewed song.
  • Stop Audio will stop the audio track if one is playing.
  • Stop Autoscroll will pause autoscroll whether linear or in a non-linear timeline.
  • Stop Metronome will stop the metronome.
  • Toggle Audio play, pause, or stop the backing track associated to the song.
  • Toggle Autoscroll starts or pauses the autoscroll.
  • Toggle Capo turns the capo on or off.
  • Toggle Low Light Mode turns low light mode on and off. When on, the background of the song is black with white foreground text.
  • Toggle Metronome turns the metronome on and off.
  • Toggle MIDI Clock starts or stops sending MIDI clock events used to synchronize tempo between MIDI devices.
  • Toggle MIDI Start/Stop sends the MIDI start or stop command.
  • Mute Metronome mutes the metronome, allowing it to continue to keep time and optionally blink the menubar. This is great to use for practice to see if the beat can be maintained without click reinforcement.
  • Tap For Tempo is used to change the tempo of the current song. This should not be used on high latency foot pedals like the AirTurn BT-105 since they are designed to forgive accidental foot taps or double entry.
  • Tempo Up increase the tempo of the song by 1 BPM.
  • Tempo Down decreases the tempo of the song by 1 BPM.
  • Transpose Up transposes the song up by one half step including enharmonic variations.
  • Transpose Down transposes the song up down one half step including enharmonic variations.
  • Volume Up increases the master volume of the device by a sixteenth.
  • Volume Down decreases the master volume of the device by a sixteenth.
  • Blackout Lyrics blacks out the lyrics for lyrics projection by hiding lyrics and removing the background.
  • Clear Lyrics shows or hides the lyrics during lyrics projection while retaining the background image or video.
  • Continue Scene will continue the playback of a scene if a step is encountered that has an infinite duration. Use this for more advanced playback without the creation of addition scenes.
  • Play Scene is used to restart playback of the currently loaded scene.
  • Stop Scene is used to stop the playback of the currently playing scene.
  • Toggle Scene Playback can be used to toggle the playback state of the currently loaded scene.
  • Playback Pitch plays the pitch of the song for a cappella groups. This can be configured using metadata.
  • Shift Up shifts to the next gear in the configured gears.
  • Shift Down shifts to the previous gear in the configured gears.
  • Unshift shifts to the first gear in the configured gears.
  • Send Message allows you to select a message to be sent to connected devices.
  • Send MIDI when using the MIDI in-app purchase, this option is available and allows you to define a MIDI command to be sent.
  • Switch Scene can map a specific scene to an action. For instance, set an action to blackout all lights or to bring the house lights up.
  • Switch Section allows you to link an action directly to a named section in your song. For instance, you can link to "Verse 1" or "Chorus".
  • Switch Song allows you to switch to a particular song in your library when triggered.
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