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All Categories > Name that Tune! > Melody forum > having trouble entering my melody
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Author: 3whitesails
Posted: Mar 11 2012 - 10:15 PM
Subject: having trouble entering my melody
Hi. Can anyone help me? I followed all the instructions on the 'microphone' option, allowed, then clicked on my iTunes file, which played on my desktop and the red indicators were following the melody, but when I went to play it back, no sound. Also I got this message four different times: 'no hash given' Can you please tell me what I'm doing wrong? Thank you SO much.
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How to insert music:

Add a bit of sheet music, along with a MIDI file, simply by entering note names in Lilypond syntax between the [L] and [/L] tags.
For example, you can try what happens if you enter: [l]g'4 g'4 d''4 d''4 e''4 e''4 d''2[/l] (use the Preview function if you don't actually want to post this).
You can create these lists of note names by clicking on piano keys here.

How to post an audio recording:

If you just want to sing, whistle, or play a melody so that other forum visitors can hear it, follow these steps:

  1. Record your audio here.
  2. You should notice a 32-character hash code, something like: 2a40281c5001c5a7d8c9f57fcdeccfaf
  3. copy this hash code and paste it into a forum post, enclosed in the audio tags, for example: [audio]2a40281c5001c5a7d8c9f57fcdeccfaf[/audio]

How to mark a thread as solved:

If the original question in a thread is solved, please mark it as solved using the "solved" icon (or by just typing [solved] into your post). This makes life easier for people who are willing to identify melodies, since unsolved problems are easier to spot that way. If a problem turns out to not be solved after all, just write [/solved] in a new post, and the thread will be labeled accordingly.