Command: tacet


COMMAND

tacet – reset MIDI channels to ensure silence


SYNOPSIS

`` tacet [-i hex]``


DESCRIPTION

The tacet command resets the MIDI output. It sends “all-notes-off” commands on MIDI channels 1-16. The tacet command is useful if a MIDI application has terminated abnormally – leaving one or more sounding notes (“ciphers”) on a MIDI device.


OPTIONS

The tacet command provides the following options:

-h displays a help screen summarizing the command syntax
-i hex assign MIDI input/output address to hex

Options are specified in the command line.

The -i option is used to specify the input/output address of the MIDI card. The default address is `330.’ The address is specified as a hexadecimal number.


PORTABILITY

DOS 2.0 and up.


SEE ALSO

**midreset** (4), **perform** (4), **smf** (4)


REFERENCES

Use of the Music Quest Inc. MIDI library functions is gratefully acknowledged.