[ardour-users] [ardour-dev] two features I'd really like to see in ardour.

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon May 14 04:09:01 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 00:36 -0400, Dan Tepper wrote:
> I've been using Ardour a quite a bit. Excellent program. Over the last 2
> years there are two features I keep wishing for on almost every project
> I work on. Just curious to see if anyone else thinks these would be of
> use to the general public...
> 1. Drag-Lock: Similar to the current region "lock", Drag-Lock would
> allow all operations on a region except dragging. This would assure that
> multitrack sessions stay in sync. You would sill be able to
> trim/edit/split regions, but accidental dragging would be prevented.
> This could be added to the context menu for regions. Perhaps call it
> "Lock Position" ?

nice idea. i'll implement this in trunk today. just because ;)

> 2. In "narrow strip" mode on the mixer window, it would be nice to show
> the current high-water peak in the edit box instead of the current fader
> position (at least when recording). I record 26 tracks at once - but I
> have to leave them all in wide mode because I need to see the highest
> peak - which means I need to scroll horizontally to monitor everything.
> Perhaps allow me to right-click the box and choose between the two.

not a bad idea. please mantis this as a feature request.

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