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KEYPRESSES

Don't know how to compose a ringtone? Well, here's an easy instruction on how to compose your favorite tones.

Each key from 1 to 7 corresponds with a letter for musical notes:

[ 1 ] = c

[ 2 ] = d

[ 3 ] = e

[ 4 ] = f

[ 5 ] = g

[ 6 ] = a

[ 7 ] = b

To make a note sound shorter press [ 8 ] and [ 9 ] to make it sound longer. There are 6 possible tone duration, they are:

[ shortest ] 32 - 16 - 8 - 4 - 2 - 1 [ longest ]

To change octaves one higher, press [ * ] also [ + ]. If [ * ] is pressed in the 3rd octave, it changes to the 1st.

To add a pause between two notes, press [ 0 ]. It is also possible to change the pause's duration by using the [ 8 ] and [ 9 ] keys.

To change the note to a higher sound, or in musical terms, to make the note sound sharper, use the [ # ] also [ ^ ] keys. A #-symbol should appear in the note and your note will sound higher.

To make a tone sound longer with short pause, press the tone-key and hold it for a while until a [ . ] appears. For example, you want a "c" tone to sound longer, press [ 1 ] and hold until 4c1 turns to 4.c1.

Keypresses makes composing a little easier.

When composing using keypress, just key-in the numbers of the ringtone to your cellular phone and voila! your composing like a pro.

If you do not own a nokia cellphone that has a composer like 3210, 3310 or 9110, just copy the ringtone(s) you want and have it composed to a friend that has a composer then have him send it to you via sms. =)

If you've got an Ericsson phone and want some tone for it, go to this site [ http://scary-spice.jpl.nu/e2nok.html ]. It converts RTTTL format into Ericsson tones and vice versa.

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