Details for testcase: Hydrogen



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ID1673
TitleHydrogen
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Part of testsuitesUbuntu Studio LTS Mandatory

RevisionWritten on the 2016-01-27 16:54 by flocculant
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This test will check that Hydrogen is set up to use JACK.

Select Tools > Preferences from the menu
The preferences window opens
On the "Audio System" tab, ensure that JACK is selected on the audio driver dropdown menu
Click the OK button
The preference window closes

This test will check that Hydrogen can be used to choose a drum kit, and create a drum beat.

Select Instruments > Import library from the menu
The "Sound Library import" window opens
On the Internet tab, choose a suitable drum kit (e.g. Roland TR-808)
Click on the "Download & Install" button
A message appears conforming that the chosen drumkit has been imported
Click on the "OK" button
The message disappears
Click on the "Close" button
The "Sound Library import" window closes
Click on the "Play" icon on the toolbar
The cursor moves over the empty pattern and repeats continuously
In the "Pattern 1" area of the screen, add some kicks on the kick drum line by clicking on the bar division markers (e.g. at beats 1 & 3)
The kick drum sounds as the cursor passes over the dots
Add some hits on the snare drum line by clicking on the bar division markers (e.g. at beats 2 & 4)
The snare drum sounds in addition to the kick drum as the cursor passes over the dots
Add some hits on the Closed High Hat drum line by clicking on the bar division markers (e.g. at every marker)
The high hat sounds in addition to the other drums as the cursor passes over the dots
In the "Song Editor" area, enable Pattern 1 from bars 1 to 4 by clicking in the relevant squares
The squares are shown in colour for Pattern 1 from Bar 1 to Bar 4
Double click on "Pattern 2" in the "Song Editor" area
The sound stops, the empty Pattern 2 is displayed in the "Pattern Editor" area, and the cursor continuously moves over the empty pattern.
Create a different pattern (e.g. click on every marker of a Tom Drum except the last, and the Crash cymbal on the last).
The new pattern sounds as the cursor cycles over the pattern
In the "Song Editor", click on "Pattern 2" in Bar 9 to add the new pattern to the song
Click on "SONG" in the toolbar
The sound stops, and SONG is indicated as on.
Click on the "Play" icon
"Pattern 1" plays 4 times, and then "Pattern 2" plays once, and then the Song repeats continuously.
Click on the BPM (Beats Per Minute) display
A window opens
Enter a new BPM value (e.g. drop the tempo to 100), and click OK.
The window closes, and the song tempo changes (e.g. slows down).
Click the "Stop" icon
The song stops

This test will check that Hydrogen can save the song, and also export it as a wave file.

Select Project > Save As from the menu
The "Save Song" window opens
Choose a directory to save the file, and give the file a name, and click the "Save" button.
The "Save Song" window closes and the filename is displayed in the title bar of the Hydrogen window
Click on the "Play" icon
The song plays again
Click on the "Mixer" button in the toolbar
The "Mixer" window displays, and the meters show the dynamic sound levels.
Adjust the faders to get a good sound level (e.g. with no red peaks).
Click the "Stop" button
The sound stops
Select Project > Export Song from the menu
The "Export Song" window opens
Check that the directory and filename are OK, and click the "Export" button.
A wave file is created
Click on the "Close" button
The "Export Song" window closes

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RevisionWritten on the 2015-12-16 15:36 by flocculant