I’m writing a song on hookpad. I changed the harmony instrument to strings because the rhythm of the piano in the harmony is out of sync with my melody. The one-and-two-and of the chords is throwing me off that I just want it to strike a note and hold it until the chord changes. I thought switching the instrument to strings would accomplish this, but I can still hear the one-and-two-and on a piano in the background. It’s very, very frustrating.
I think the one-and-two comes from the piano bass which plays a dotted rhythm by default. If you want to hear one sustained chord for each chord you write I would recommend deleting the bass insrtrument and selecting the piano full chords instrument in the harmony section.
Please let me know if this helps.