[Ardour-Dev] Playlist ordering (track ordering)
johne53 at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Feb 21 05:30:05 PST 2008
Thanks for the explanation Paul.
Did you happen to see my query yesterday (about unused playlists) ?
I guess these are analogous to tapes that are stored away in the cupboard
(which suggests that there's a way of taking them out of the cupboard and
putting them on a newly created track). But is such a feature implemented -
or are the unused playlists there for an entirely different reason (such as,
making the undo process simpler?)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Davis" <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
To: "John Emmas" <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: "Ardour Dev" <ardour-dev at lists.ardour.org>
Sent: 21 February 2008 13:02
Subject: Re: [Ardour-Dev] Playlist ordering (track ordering)
> 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
>> (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
>> in a certain order on Ardour's canvas (reading from top to bottom) but
>> isn't necessarily the same order as they appear to be in if you look at
>> session state file. This is something I'd never noticed before and I
>> 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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