[Ardour-Dev] Playlist ordering (track ordering)

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Feb 21 05:02:26 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 09:51 +0000, John Emmas wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Paul Davis" <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ardour-Dev] Playlist ordering (track ordering)
> >
> > arrangement in what?
> >
> In Ardour.  For example, the session state file might have seven playlists
> (named Audio1 thru Audio7) ordered Audio1, Audio2, Audio3 etc.  But
> when I load them into Ardour, Audio1 is topmost, then Audio5 is below
> Audio1, then Audio2 is below Audio5 etc.
> In other words each time I load a new session, its playlists always appear
> in a certain order on Ardour's canvas (reading from top to bottom) but that
> isn't necessarily the same order as they appear to be in if you look at the
> session state file.  This is something I'd never noticed before and I just
> wondered what affects their ordering?

This is another terminology problem, nothing more.

Playlists are not tracks.

Tracks are tape recorders/players.
Playlists are the tapes.


Tracks are the one that have "order" in the window(s), not playlists.

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