Adding time messages to frame

Set up MIDI devices using Audio MIDI Setup on Mac

1. In the Audio MIDI Setup app on your Mac, choose Window > Show MIDI Studio. 2. In the MIDI Studio window, click the Choose MIDI Configuration pop-up menu (it may show Default), then choose New Configuration. 3. Enter a name for the new configuration, then click OK. 4. To add a new external MIDI device, click the Add button in the MIDI Studio toolbar. 5. To set properties and add or remove ports for the MIDI device, double-click the device, or select it, then click the Device Info button in the toolbar. 6. In the Properties window, do any of the following: * Describe the device: Enter a name for the MIDI device; the name appears in apps you use with the device. If you know the manufacturer and model, you can enter those. * Change the device icon: Click the MIDI device’s icon to open the Icon Browser, select a different icon to represent the device, then click the new icon to close the Icon Browser. * Change the device color: Click the color well, select a different color to use for the MIDI device, then close the Colors window. * Set the device channels and other properties: Click Properties, then click the channels to use for transmitting and receiving audio. To deselect a channel, click it again. Also select whether to use the MIDI Beat Clock, the MIDI Time Code, or both, then select other features. * Add or remove ports: Click Ports, click the Add button below the list of ports, then specify the MIDI In and MIDI Out connectors for the port. To delete a port, select it in the list, then click the Remove button . * Select MIDI-CI profiles for interface devices: If an interface device supports MIDI-CI, click MIDI-CI to see the profiles available on each channel. To turn a profile on or off, select or deselect its checkbox. 7. Click Apply. 8. Repeat steps 4 through 7 for each MIDI device you want to include in the configuration. 9. In the MIDI Studio window, specify the connection between MIDI devices: * In Icon View , drag the In or Out connectors at the top of a device icon to the corresponding connector on another device icon. * In List View , click a device’s disclosure triangle, click the Port disclosure triangle, click the Add Connection icon, then use the pop-up menus to specify the connections.If you have a MIDI interface connected to the USB port on your Mac, it shouldappear in the MIDI Studio window. If it doesn’t, see If a connected MIDIdevice isn’t shown.You can’t specify a “MIDI thru” connection between two MIDI devices. Toindicate a MIDI thru connection, connect the two MIDI devices to the same portof the MIDI interface device.How to draw a Timing Diagram in UMLTiming diagram is a kind of UML diagram that shows time, event, space andsignal for real-time and distributed system.

Creating timing diagram

Perform the steps below to create a UML timing diagram in Visual Paradigm. 1. Select Diagram > New from the application toolbar. 2. In the New Diagram window, select Timing Diagram. 3. Click Next. 4. Enter the diagram name and description. The Location field enables you to select a model to store the diagram. 5. Click OK.

Creating timing frame

To create timing frame in a timing diagram, click Timing Frame on the diagramtoolbar and then click on the diagram. Double click on the top left corner of the frame to rename it. The name of a timing frame is usually preceded by the sd keyword.

Adding lifeline to frame

To add lifeline to a timing frame, right-click the frame and select AddLifeline from the pop-up menu. Double-click on the name of the lifeline to rename it.

Adding time unit to frame

To add time unit to a timing frame, right-click the frame and select Add TimeUnit from the pop-up menu. Repeat the step to add as many as time units you need. Double-click on a timeunit to rename it.

Dragging time instance

Move your mouse pointer over the line segment of a time instance, click anddrag it. Release the mouse button when reached the target state/condition. You can also move a group of time instances that are at the samestate/condition. Mouse over the time instances and you will see a blue lineabove them, click and drag on the blue line. Release the mouse button when reached the target state/condition. The group oftime instances is moved at once.

Adding time messages to frame

To add time messages to frame, right-click the timing frame and select EditFrame… from the pop-up menu. In the Edit Frame window, open the Time Messages tab and click Add… button. When the Add Time Message window pops out, enter name and select the startlifeline, start time, end lifeline and end time for this time message. Notethat as time units may be unnamed, when selecting start/end time you shouldcheck the relative position of the time unit in the list. The time message is shown on the frame.

Switching to compact view mode

To switch to compact view mode, right-click the frame and select View Mode >Compact from the popup menu. The frame will be shown in compact mode.Robocode/NetBeans/Configure – RobowikiThis article shows how to configure NetBeans in order to use it in building aRobocode robot.

Configure the NetBeans

Firstly, we go to Tools > Libraries to start the Library ManagerSelect the New Library button.Then, type the name of the library, for instance robocode. Click OK.Next, on the left hand side select the library you have just created and clickon the Add JAR/Folder button on the right.Navigate yourself to the libs folder in the main folder of Robocode and selectrobocode. Finish this by clicking the Add JAR/Folder button.

1. Cropping and masking

The crop tool allows you to trim the edges of an image or remove any unwantedsections. Cropping helps bring focus to the relevant part of the picture andcan also help develop a style or theme in your deck. For instance, you couldcrop all your images to a square for a consistent design identity.How: To start, open a presentation and go to Insert on the menu bar, scrolldown to Image and select Upload from computer. Choose the image you want toinsert and click Open. Now the picture has been inserted, let’s crop it.Double-click on the image and drag the black tabs to your desired size. Nowhit enter to make the crop. Make sure you are dragging the black tabs and notthe blue nodes, as those will change the size of your picture. If youaccidentally pull the blue nodes, just hit the Undo button (Ctrl + z) and tryagain.Cropping is one way to hide parts of a picture, another is masking. Withmasking you simply add shapes over the top of your picture to hide theunwanted parts.

4. Image Callout

Image callout is a design must-have as it is so incredibly useful and visuallypowerful. In a callout, you cut out a circle to a specific part of thepicture, to draw attention to it. We have highlighted the faces in the crowdto create focus points on the image.In order to achieve this effect, you need to go through a few more steps.How: Firstly, Copy and Paste the image you want to edit, then overlay it overthe original image. Click the drop-down button next to the Crop tool, scrolldown to Shapes and select the oval shape. Once this is done, go to Format,scroll down to Format options and click the Size & Position box in the formatoptions and make sure the width and height are equal to create a perfectcircle. On the original image, click on the adjustment box in Format optionsand reduce the brightness. This will make sure that your callout stands outagainst the original image.How to make an image callout in Google Slides from BrightCarbon on Vimeo.

5. Image overlay

Positioning text over images can look very effective… if done well. Text caneasily get lost on top of a busy image and become hard to read, but we’ve gota handy trick you can use to get around this problem – image overlay! Thismeans adding a translucent rectangle on top of an image: it should be darkenough so that you can read the text, but clear enough that you can see thepicture.How: Go to Insert on the menu bar, scroll down to Shape, then Shapes andchoose the shape you need. In most cases it’s a rectangle. Grab the cornersand drag until your rectangle is the exact size of your picture and perfectlypositioned on top of the image. Then go to the Fill color icon button on themenu bar. Select the black colour option and then click Custom at the bottom.A small window will open with two bars – one for the colour of your shape andthe other for the transparency. Lower the transparency until it’s almost fullytransparent: it needs to be just dark enough to read the text, whilst makingsure the picture is still clear.See how this simple and subtle image overlay helps the text stand out.”

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