Function to obtain the current song position in number of beats (quarter notes).
Available in: Processor.
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.
-- print the song position in number of beats function onNote(event) posInSong = getBeatTime() if (posInSong ~= -1) then print(string.format("%.3f beats", posInSong)) else print("Playback is stopped.") end end