[Ardour-Users] [SOLVED] Copy / paste unexpected behaviour

Al Thompson althompson58 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 14:55:00 PDT 2016

On 10/19/2016 05:11 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
>     So subsequent pastes append the last paste to the end of the previous
>     paste??
>     Would it not be more logical for each paste to INSERT at the playhead
>     position, and move previous pastes to the right the appropriate
>     amount?
> Why is that more logical? The "paste" command is used over and over -
> it means that paste in one context means "move data then paste" and in
> another means "just paste".  Want to explain your thinking?

Mainly so a "paste" always occurs at the cursor/readhead location,
instead of some location which may, or may not, be visible.  It would
seem that it would be a more consistent behavior so you would always be
certain precisely where you are pasting current material.

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