[ardour-dev] Fwd: [ardour-users] scripting region placement and import

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Jan 17 07:42:53 PST 2005

>I'm looking for a way to automate the import and the placement of
>regions. I have to import some 200 regions and place them on different
>(known) tracks at specified (known) times. Doing that by hand is very
>time consuming (an "add-all-files-in-current-directory" button in the
>region import dialog for importing already would come in very handy
>but maybe I missed something like that).
>I checked the xml file and it gave me some hope to generate a file
>with all the regions at their proper places with a script, but even
>slight changes in the file seem to make it unreadable by ardour.
>Are there any chances to access the file format for this purpose?

you have the file format in front of you :)

its just XML. if you get the XML wrong, then libxml++ can't read
it. if you miss out any important fields, ardour can't handle what
libxml++ returns. other than that, it should be easy. what errors are
you seeing?


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