[Ardour-Dev] waveform display for master track

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Tue Nov 18 10:47:29 PST 2008

On Tue, 18 Nov 2008, plutek-infinity wrote:

>> Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 18:57:26 +0100 (CET)
>> From: "Kjetil S. Matheussen" <k.s.matheussen at notam02.no>
>>> Perhaps a waveform would be good as well, but I think something
>>> like this would be much better:
>>> http://heim.ifi.uio.no/~ksvalast/ardourmaster.jpg
>>> And this is quite trivial to implement as well.
>> Oh, and those lines are supposed to be straight. :-)
> perhaps you would explain what, exactly, those lines are meant to show 
> -- i don't quite understand. it looks like they simply correspond to the 
> presence/absence of some region in some track. would they provide more 
> information, that i am missing?

I don't think you're missing anything. That's what they are there for.
It's practical to have a more compact view of which tracks are played.
Less time zooming, scrolling, enabling/disabling tracks etc. 
Easier to find out which track a specific sound belongs to.

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