[Ardour-Users] plugin automation editor logarithmic? possible to make it linear?
petter.sundlof at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 06:31:43 PDT 2008
Even better would be if double-clicking... somewhere ... would bring
up a text box so exakt numbes can be entered.
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 1:33 AM, Rua Haszard Morris <ruahm at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Even something as simple as an event/text editor for automation (i realise this is not at all trivial) would go a long way toward solving this problem..
> I'm not clear on whether the raw automation points can be edited in the XML, and whether a reload of the file or just a hide-show of the automation lane would be required to update to the changed values.. is this practical? And is it a bad idea?
> Rua HM.
> --- On Tue, 16/9/08, Petter Sundlöf <petter.sundlof at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Petter Sundlöf <petter.sundlof at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Ardour-Users] plugin automation editor logarithmic? possible to make it linear?
>> Cc: ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
>> Received: Tuesday, 16 September, 2008, 7:36 PM
>> I agree that the way automation editing works now is very
>> limiting. A
>> more fine-grained editing mode would be very nice.
>> Rua Haszard Morris wrote:
>> > When I draw automation for a plugin parameter, e.g.
>> the cutoff frequency for LS Filter (from the Steve Harris
>> plugins - see
>> the scale of the automation editor is non-linear. This means
>> it is very fiddly to edit automation for the movement of a
>> low-pass filter for example, as the low frequency area has
>> very few vertical pixels ...
>> > Does anyone else see this? Is there a way to fix the
>> issue, or change a particular automation editor to a linear
>> > The issue is exascerbated by the fact that often the
>> "height" for the automation lane changes the above
>> audio lane's height - is this issue being seen by
>> > Looking in the XML I see that there are min and max
>> yvalues for AutomationList entries - can these be tweaked to
>> zoom in on a particular range of interest? This would be a
>> very useful feature. Are there any other options than
>> "Absolute" for the "style" attribute?
>> (and related, how advisable is it to go hunting around in
>> the xml like this?)
>> > thanks
>> > Rua HM.
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