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Manual Organization

The manual is divided into eight basic chapters which are, the: Installation, Tutorial, Set Window, Bank Window, Editor Window, Collection Window, Library Window, Studio Window, Sound Checker, and finally, Common Elements chapters.

The Installation Chapter walks you through the installation of Midi Quest, various options for connecting your instruments to the computer, and finally, setting up the program so that it can talk to each of your instruments.

The Tutorial Chapter first takes you through the steps necessary to receive the contents of each of your instruments and save them to disk. This will ensure that Midi Quest is properly configured to talk to each of your instruments. It will also ensure that you have a backup of the SysEx for each of your instruments. With this complete, you will not have to worry about inadvertently losing SysEx from any of your instruments or other MIDI devices while you are learning the program. After saving the SysEx, the Tutorial steps you through many of the most commonly used features of the program so you can begin to get a feel for how it works.

The Studio View Chapter cover the Studio view and overall SysEx management in Midi Quest.

The Instrument Editor Chapter discusses how to use the Instrument Editor and the features within it.

The Bank Editor Chapter discusses how to use the Bank Editor and covers Bank organization features and Midi Quest's smart Patch creation tools.

The Patch Editor Chapter covers the patch editors which you will use to make new sounds, create multi-timbral configurations, and edit the various other parameters in your MIDI hardware.