Remap Section

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The Remap section of the Edit Curve dialog's Edit Layer tab modifies the curve created by the Generate section.

 

 

Property

Description

Mirror

Mirrors the curve, as shown below.

 

Mirror Curve Property

Mirror Delay

If the Mirror property described above is activated, this property will add space between the two mirrored halves.

 

Mirror Delay Curve Property

Repeat Delay

Adds space to the end of the curve.  If Frequency is set to a value greater than one, then this property will add space before each of the curve's repetitions.

 

Repeat Delay Curve Property

Frequency

Causes the curve to repeat the specified number of times.

 

Frequency Curve Property

Amplitude

Scales the height of the curve.  This property can be curve-mapped, as described here.

 

Amplitude Curve Property

Shift

Shifts the curve up or down.  This property can be curve-mapped.

 

Shift Curve Property

Phase

Shifts the curve to the left.  This property can be curve-mapped.

 

Phase Curve Property

Remap X

This property must be curve-mapped in order to be used.  The property's curve is used to remap the x-coordinate of the original curve.  For example, when calculating the curve's height at a point 20% along the curve, if the Remap X curve has a height of 30% at that position, then the height used will be the height that the original curve has 30% of the way along the curve.

 

Remap X Curve Property

 

Another way to think of this is what happens if you are listening to music on an old record player, but instead of letting the record turn automatically, you turn it by hand.  If you move your hand back and forth, you will hear the same piece of music repeatedly, stretched out, compressed, and in reverse depending on the motion of your hand.  In this case the original curve is the music being listened to, and the Remap X curve describes how the record is turned as it is played.

Remap Y

This property must be curve-mapped in order to be used.  The property's curve is used to remap the height of the  original curve.  For example, let's suppose that at a given point the original curve had a height of 20%.  Genetica would then check what height the Remap Y curve has at a position that's 20% along the x-axis and use that height instead.

 

Remap Y Curve Property

 

The record analogy used to explain the previous property also applies to this one, but in reverse.  This time, imagine that the Remap Y curve is the music being listened to, and the original curve describes how the record is turned over time.

Initial Delay

Similar to Repeat Delay property previously described, except that this property adds space to the beginning of the curve.

 

Initial Delay Curve Property

Minimum

Adjusts the minimum height of the curve.  A curve can be flipped by setting its Minimum to a higher value than its Maximum.

 

Min Curve Property

Maximum

Adjusts the maximum height of the curve.  A curve can be flipped by setting its Maximum to a lower value than its Minimum.

 

Max Curve Property

 

 

 


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