[Ardour-Users] new import dialog

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Sep 6 20:19:07 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 14:13 +0000, John Emmas wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Andrew Johnston" <andy at 1300biteme.com>
> >
> > My suggestion is that there is a tick box that says 'autoplay', so i can
> > use the keyboard and press the down arrow to go through the list while
> > it auto plays them, and all the other times I DON'T want them
> > to autoplay I just turn it off!
> >
> I'd be inclined to agree with this approach.  It needs to be borne in mind
> though that auditioning is only suitable for the simpler audio file types
> (mono/stereo WAVs and the like).  More complex audio formats such as AES31,
> OMF etc wouldn't lend themselves to being auditioned in the same way.  Maybe
> the tick box should automatically deselect (and gray) itself if auditioning
> isn't appropriate.

by default, ardour only lists files that it believes stand a chance of
being audio files (not session files like AES31/AAF would be). if the
user clicks on a file that can't be auditioned, an error message is

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