The Editor Window of the Able MIDI Editor is composed of a number of areas. You may change the positioning of the tools, but by default the Editor Window appears as indicated in the diagram:
Editing Area This is the main part of the Editor, designed for the visual editing of musical notes. See Editing Area.
Note Map Displays the musical piece in full, and lets you display any of its parts in the Editing Area. See Note Map.
Track Editor A tool enabling you to edit MIDI data by track. It can also be useful for sub-dividing MIDI files into voices. See Track Editor.
Status Line Displays attributes of that note on which the cursor is positioned at a given moment; in the absence of the cursor, the Status Line displays the attributes of a selected note as in the Note Properties dialog. In addition, the number of notes selected at the current moment is indicated on the right.
Ruler Displays either the Time scale or the Bar Number. See Ruler.
The Toolbar Panel is made up of several separate panels, corresponding to the primary functions of the Editor:
Tool Lets you select a tool for visual editing.
Edit Contains buttons for working with the note buffer and undo operations.
Selection Controls modes and methods of note selection.
Playback Lets you play the MIDI and initial file in various modes.
View Controls the display scale of the spectrogram and notes in the Editing Area.
Misc Contains buttons for bringing up additional functions.
You can customize Able MIDI Editor interface according to your own preferences, including changing the positioning of the Tool Panel and control instruments. You can also change the number of buttons and contents of a group on the Tool Panel using the Context Menu or by selecting the menu item "Options->Editor Tool Panel Settings