[Ardour-Dev] SMPTE track

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Jul 10 06:56:16 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 15:51 +0200, Robin Gareus wrote:
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> John Emmas wrote:
> >> [..]
> > Another feature that's common on the top-end DAW's is the ability to have a
> > 'default' edit for a recorded clip (commonly used so that when you spot a
> > clip, it always starts and ends at a known place within the audio).  I'm
> > pretty certain this isn't yet available with Ardour but it's immensely
> > useful, both for music use and sound-for-picture.
> This is a feature I've been missing in ardour for quite a while. yet an
> easy workaround is to batch search&replace "<Region [^>]* name=XX [^>]*
> position=" in the .ardour session file.. ;)

I am still unclear as to what feature is being discussed here.

> should we make a feature request out of these:
>   * popup-dialog to edit start/end/duration time of a region

Already exists.

>     (calc shift,offset to/from clip, reset region to clip-values)

Not sure what these mean.

>   * move region to default position on right-click-menu

Alread exists.

>   * insert clip as new track using default position

Already exists.

>   * popup-dialog to set/edit the default position for a clip/source.

Don't know what this means. If it means editing the BWF header, pretty
dubious. I'd need some convincing that this was a good idea. Note that
file formats like WAV have no support for position.


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