[ardour-users] hide track but not automation?

Peter Lutek plutek at infinity.net
Fri May 13 11:37:20 PDT 2005

On Fri, 13 May 2005 11:26:35 -0700, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>  

> On 5/13/05, Peter Lutek <plutek at infinity.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 May 2005 14:14:48 -0400, Peter Lutek <plutek at infinity.net>
>> wrote:
>> > greetings!
>> >
>> > it looks like there's no way to keep a track's automation panel (with
>> > waveform display) visible, but hide the track's main waveform/region
>> > display. is this correct?
>> >
>> > when i've got my region edits done, and am just dealing with mix
>> > automation, i would like to eliminate the double display of waveforms
>> > for each track (region display AND automation display). it looks like
>> > the best you can do is make the region area height "smallest".
>> sorry.... make that "small".
>> also, yes i know i can turn off waveform display in the region area, but
>> that strip still occupies unnecessary screen real estate -- i'd like to
>> see ONLY the automation panels.
> Yeah, I don't know how to do that either. Pro Tools draws the
> automation on top of the waveform with the waveform sort of gray'ed
> out. It doesn't use more screen real estate like ardour does but it
> forces you to switch between which automation you want to look at.
> (volume/pan/plugin, etc.)
> I don't know which I really prefer. I think PT is faster but I feel
> like I can see more in Ardour.

ok, thanks mark. yeah....i do like the option of seeing both, separately,  
but wish you could hide the region area as you can hide the automation  
area. maybe a "nil" height setting would be good.


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