Why can I only play the highlighted keys?

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opulous
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Post by opulous » 11-29-14 6:15 am

I can only play the white highlighted keys, the blacked out ones are played by synthesia. (see screenshot)
How can I change this?
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Pianotehead
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Post by Pianotehead » 11-29-14 6:23 am

Seems you have Synthesia keyboard as your input device. Go to Settings and choose your MIDI keyboard/digital piano as input device. If it's an 88 keys piano or keyboard, then you'll have all the 88 keys visible, if less, you'll have the number of keys your keyboard has.

kiwi
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Post by kiwi » 11-29-14 6:32 am

If you want to play with pc keyboard you need to use the "schifting octave" buttons.

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