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getBeatTime()

Description

Function to obtain the current song position in number of beats (quarter notes).

Available in: Processor.

Return Values

When the host is in playback, the function returns a decimal with the number of beats (quarter notes) since the start of the song. The start of the song equals 0 beats. The function returns -1, if the host is not in playback.

Example

--print the song position in number of beats
function onNote(event)
	songPos = getBeatTime()
	if (songPos ~= -1) then
        print(songPos)
    else
        print("Playback is stopped.") 
    end
end

See Also: onNote

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