u-he diva; rename favourites?

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floatingworld
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1 posts since 1 Sep, 2021

Post Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:08 am

Hi,

With u-he diva is there any way to rename the "favourites" categories/tags? I want to create custom favourite categories such as "basses I like"

Funkybot's Evil Twin
KVRAF
10344 posts since 16 Aug, 2006

Post Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:42 am

No. It's been requested many times just not implemented yet.

BBFG#
KVRAF
7028 posts since 28 Apr, 2013

Post Wed Sep 01, 2021 10:02 am

I just make my own folders. Copy paste to those and treat the originals as a source archive.

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muki
KVRian
1297 posts since 14 Jul, 2018

Post Wed Sep 01, 2021 10:28 am

floatingworld wrote: Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:08 am With u-he diva is there any way to rename the "favourites" categories/tags? I want to create custom favourite categories such as "basses I like"
u-he has a dedicated forum with the devs listening and responding:
viewforum.php?f=31

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Urs
u-he
27107 posts since 8 Aug, 2002 from Berlin

Post Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:34 am

Maybe also check out the recently added bank name feature. You can assign the presets you like a bank name, and browse by those.

AtomOfScent
KVRist
84 posts since 18 Mar, 2004

Post Tue Jan 24, 2023 6:38 pm

Urs wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:34 am Maybe also check out the recently added bank name feature. You can assign the presets you like a bank name, and browse by those.
Fingers crossed for a "5 Year Anniversary Edition" of the preset browser that allows renaming "Favourite 1-8" to something actually useful/descriptive. :wink:

DCrown
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406 posts since 1 Jul, 2021

Post Tue Jan 24, 2023 9:31 pm

My favorite (re-) name for diva would be Shiva or Katalomboom.
"Diva" always reminds me of an old chubby and moody lady, so the not very fresh looking tiring red colour was the right choice.

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Tj Shredder
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8198 posts since 6 Jan, 2017 from Outer Space

Post Tue Jan 24, 2023 11:08 pm

Though Diva nails it. It emulates ancient beauties, its not young and fresh, its old but great and knows many tricks…

Hanz Meyzer
KVRAF
2014 posts since 20 Oct, 2014

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:04 am

Urs wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:34 am Maybe also check out the recently added bank name feature. You can assign the presets you like a bank name, and browse by those.
This is interesting to me. Tried this in ZebraHZ, but how do I then create an own bank with a custom name?

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Urs
u-he
27107 posts since 8 Aug, 2002 from Berlin

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:19 am

Hanz Meyzer wrote: Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:04 am
Urs wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:34 am Maybe also check out the recently added bank name feature. You can assign the presets you like a bank name, and browse by those.
This is interesting to me. Tried this in ZebraHZ, but how do I then create an own bank with a custom name?
easy:

"Bank

[...]

You can even create your own custom banks: Drag & drop one or more presets onto the ‘Bank’ folder then enter a suitable bank name into the dialogue box.

To remove Bank attributes from a selection of presets, either drag & drop them onto the ‘no Bank’ folder you will see at the bottom of the Bank list, or right-click on the Bank and select Remove Presets from Bank. Empty Banks will disappear."

Hanz Meyzer
KVRAF
2014 posts since 20 Oct, 2014

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:34 am

Ah, so nice, thanks! OMG I can even drag multiple at once. Just like in heaven.

Oh ok, though I can only use one bank per preset at once. So it is not really like a tagging system. I wanted to "tag" the presets a) by target genre and b) by subjective quality, and also maybe multiple genres at once...

Hanz Meyzer
KVRAF
2014 posts since 20 Oct, 2014

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:48 am

There is this nice tagging system. It currently has "category", "features" and "character". What about adding "genre", too? And then add nice genre tree...?

You also could add "personal rating"...

Then the only thing missing would be the ability to select multiple tags at once for filtering... Like "synthwave", "awesome", "dark", "pad". EDIT: Ok, searching multiple tags at once is possible, sorry for the confusion.

Then my request is: Please add two more tag trees:
a) "genre"
b) "personal rating"

Thanks

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Urs
u-he
27107 posts since 8 Aug, 2002 from Berlin

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:04 am

Atm we don't want to conflate the fixed tags (which are fixed for a reason...) with user defined tags.

User defined tags pose a dilemma where the expectation of people who use the system and the ecosystem of sharing/selling soundsets collide. User tags would only ever live on that user's machine, and would be hard to sync if multiple machines were involved. This would work best with some kind of online management, like a cloud service, which we do not find desirable (we won't manage user data online).

Apart from Favourites and Bank Name, the best thing to introduce multiple tags in our preset system is consistently editing the description fields of our presets, which are searchable (and searches can be saved for later use).

Hanz Meyzer
KVRAF
2014 posts since 20 Oct, 2014

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:26 am

No, I mean that U-He officially adds the tag category "genre". The voting can be done using the color tags. But I think genre really would be very helpful...

Anyway just for testing purposes, I edited ZwbraHZ_Presets.tagsdb using DB Browser, like this:
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Sadly the new tags do not appear in ZebraHZ, even not after DAW restart and presets refresh... What am I doing wrong here?
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Urs
u-he
27107 posts since 8 Aug, 2002 from Berlin

Post Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:37 am

IDK, maybe better not to touch this... (not my field of expertise in our codebase)

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