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|0000472||ardour||features||public||2004-05-22 05:12||2015-11-16 18:57|
|Target Version||3.X||Fixed in Version|
|Summary||0000472: Copy/duplicate track|
|Description||A feature to copy a track and all its settings to a new track. This will speed up duplicating tracks with surround panning layouts and insert/send settings for example.|
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|Is this covered by templates, and if so does that resolve this issue ?|
oofus: you mean save a single track as a template, then import it or something? I'm not even sure if that works, but it would be a lot of work to go to, if you're halfway through a song, and just want to duplicate one of 5 tracks (delete all the other tracks, save as a template, quit without saving, re-open, import template??).
There is a good use-case here: http://youtu.be/HOWTTEHw4k8?t=13m26s [^] - basically, you have a complex synth plugin configured with lots of settings, then you want a simple variation of it (a few parameters differnt), without having to screw around with automation.
I think "duplicating a track" for "screwing around with plugin setting" is the wrong approach.
The reason for this:
* You *do* want to "screw around with parameters"
* You *do not* actually want to duplicate the track.
It's just a 'creative workaround', not a solution.
For Audio-tracks there are already various proper solutions (A/B plugins, or use Busses, Aux-send to effect-busses,..), which of those is right depends on the context. Midi-tracks are still behind (only one synth, no A/B possible)
PS. You can also already 'duplicate' audio tracks without the associated automation data, by simply creating new track and choosing the playlist ('p' button of the track-header) of some other track. For Midi-tracks this is yet another feature on the ToDo list.
PPS. You could edit the raw ardour.session XML and duplicate the track by copy/paste (just change the unique IDs).
|now present in git master.|
|sometimes it takes 9 years ....|
|2004-05-22 05:12||ruchir||New Issue|
|2004-05-22 05:12||ruchir||name||=> Ruchir|
|2004-05-24 07:07||taybin||Priority||urgent => low|
|2010-07-22 07:36||oofus||Note Added: 0008584|
|2010-07-22 07:36||oofus||cost||=> 0.00|
|2010-07-22 07:36||oofus||Target Version||=> 3.X|
|2012-01-19 06:35||in0giro||Note Added: 0012579|
|2014-01-04 21:41||naught101||Note Added: 0015545|
|2014-01-05 05:00||x42||Note Added: 0015546|
|2015-11-16 18:56||paul||Note Added: 0017614|
|2015-11-16 18:57||paul||Note Added: 0017615|
|2015-11-16 18:57||paul||Status||new => resolved|
|2015-11-16 18:57||paul||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2015-11-16 18:57||paul||Assigned To||=> paul|
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