[Ardour-Users] Copy / paste of timeline regions
paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Jul 20 05:32:55 PDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 8:22 AM, John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> On 20 Jul 2010, at 12:47, Paul Davis wrote:
>> i think that there are problems associated with both the current
>> situation and your proposed rationalization. it would be interesting
>> to try the idea you suggested. however, i'd warn you that its not
>> going to appear in 2.X under any circumstances. basically, any use of
>> a menu in combination with the position of the mouse cursor is
>> fundamentally in conflict ....
> Paul, since I wrote that I think I've come up with a better suggestion (just for consideration and kicking about). It goes like this....
> When I first looked at Ardour (circa 0.99) there used to be a blue edit cursor that appeared all over the place and was quite annoying because it looked a bit too similar to the Playhead cursor. It's still around in 2.x but seems to have been muted a bit (I think it only ever attaches to location markers now - but I could be wrong).
we're not going to add back an "edit cursor" under any circumstances.
it was removed and will stay removed. its not a way to solve the
fundamental conundrum created by the user saying "use the mouse
position of the mouse cursor for operations" and then initiating the
operation from a menu.
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