[ardour-users] selections and regions

Jacob Garchik Jacob at Musicarc.org
Wed Mar 24 11:04:26 PST 2004

I'm not a member of Mantis (or am I?). Can I view the bug description?

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From: eviltwin69 at cableone.net [mailto:eviltwin69 at cableone.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 1:32 PM
To: Jacob Garchik; ardour-users at lists.ardour.org; Jesse Chappell
Subject: Re: [ardour-users] selections and regions


    This is the either the same bug or one related to the bug that I was
describing to you.  I have entered it in Mantis.  I think it's #349.


On Wed, 24 Mar 2004 13:22 , Jesse Chappell <jesse at essej.net> sent:

>There are some outstanding bugs in the region layering code.
>There is also the possibility that we will introduce an "expanded"
>layer view, where overlapping regions will be shown on separate
>rows in a vertically expanded track view.
>However, an alternative method to do multiple takes is to create
>a new playlist before each take (this is very similar to the notion
>of virtual tracks in dedicated hardware DAWs such as the Roland
>VS series or ennumerable other machines).  Just press the 'p'
>button on the track header area and choose New.  You can switch
>between playlist by picking the named entries in the 'p' menu.
>If you wanted to use a region from another playlist, you can drag
>it in from the regionlist (if you can identify it by name).
>Jacob Garchik wrote:
> > Hello. 
> > 
> > I have a single track with multiple layers of audio. I recorded multiple
> > takes on one track. I was under the impression that I would be able to
> > each take later. Some takes are shorter than others. 
> > 
> > I'm having trouble selecting various takes. I know right clicking and
> > choosing "send region to bottom layer" will move the layers around, but
> > layers, it seems, never come back to the top. Especially tricky are the
> > shorter layers, who may be surrounded on both sides by audio from longer
> > takes. Clicking on these shorter layers just selects the surrounding
> > 
> > Is there a way to toggle between selections using a list of regions? All
> > layers have distinct names. Shouldn't I be able to choose from a list
what I
> > want selected?
> > 
> > Excuse my confusing terminology and reply if you need clarification. 
> > 
> > Thanks in advance, 
> > 
> > Jacob
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