[Ardour-Users] Undo please

Axel 'the C.L.A.' Müller axel-mueller-74 at web.de
Tue Jan 7 10:01:48 PST 2014

On Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:47:52 -0500
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:

> On Jan 7, 2014, at 12:03 PM, Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc at cosgroves.us> wrote:
> > 
> > On 7 January 2014 at 11:48, Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at stackingdwarves.net> wrote:
> > 
> >> i guess paul's comment wasn't to deny the utility of a way to
> >> step backwards through some mixer history, merely to point out
> >> that conceptually, it's a whole different thing.
> >> 
> >> like you, i would like to see "undo" on faders or send levels,
> >> but i'm with paul that it should be orthogonal to editor undo,
> >> and (if it ever gets implemented) it should operate on a
> >> different history stack.
> > 
> > Yes, a mixer undo, orthogonal to the editor undo, would be
> > helpful.  Sometimes I get lost in routing, and being able to step
> > back would be quite useful.
> > 
> > Is this already in the wish list for Ardour development, even if
> > it's nowhere near the top?
> Wishlist for fader undo: _per-fader_ undo.  Say, right click on the control, then hit ‘Undo’ with a stack per-fader would be something I would love to have.
> Global fader undo would be interesting and useful, too.  I do this some now using snapshots and backups, but it’s a bit convoluted there.
> Undo on any control (especially plugin controls! :-)) would be gorgeous……
> And I’m well aware that’s a pretty significant feature to implement…… 

The one thing that I would like to have even more would be mixer
snapshots - maybe (optionally) including automation passes - that allow
to save and switch quickly (in contrary to snapshots of the whole

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