hard button for looks page

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hard button for looks page

Post by tom » Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:09 pm

Is there a keyboard shortcut to get to the looks page?

Or is it possible to do it through a marco?

Its about the only thing i still have to use the mouse for, which is mildly annoying.
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:35 pm

I do not think there is a short cut. But, if I can make a suggestion...

Both "L" & "CTRL+L" puts "Look" on the command line - perhaps CTRL+L goes to the looks page?
Both "Q" & "CTRL+Q" puts "Look" on the command line - perhaps CTRL+Q goes to the cues page?

...and same for CTRL+P for Patch, CTRL+V for Variables, CTRL+T TOGGLE for Time/Level, CTRL+B TOGGLE for Blind, CTRL+E for Time EVENTS.

If you do this, don't forget to put the shortcut hints into the drop-down menus.
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by gooze » Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:41 am

I did a suggestion once, that might be not so bad...
gooze wrote: Press [LIVE] once - back to Cues
Press [LIVE] multiple times - pages through Cues, Looks
Press and hold [LIVE]+[Next] or [Prev.] pages through the cuelists when in Cues, Lookpages when in Looks

Press [BLIND] once - to where you left when last editing in blind
Press [BLIND] multiple times - pages through Cues, Looks
Press and hold [BLIND]+[Next] or [Prev.] pages through the cuelists when in Cues, Lookpages when in Looks
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by tom » Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:00 am

gooze wrote:Press [LIVE] once - back to Cues
Press [LIVE] multiple times - pages through Cues, Looks
Press and hold [LIVE]+[Next] or [Prev.] pages through the cuelists when in Cues, Lookpages when in Looks

Press [BLIND] once - to where you left when last editing in blind
Press [BLIND] multiple times - pages through Cues, Looks
Press and hold [BLIND]+[Next] or [Prev.] pages through the cuelists when in Cues, Lookpages when in Looks


Yeah, that would be perfect.
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by amoyer » Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:41 am

I like the idea of a keyboard shortcut to get to the looks page, or any other page without having to use the mouse. The problem I have with the going to blind is that if I want to go to blind on a look page that I'm in, I hit blind which takes me back to the cues page in blind then I have to go back and find the looks page I was working in. If I hit blind, why can't it just take me to blind on the page I'm in, regardless of whether it is cues or looks?
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by JohnGrimshaw » Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:58 pm

Two different ideas in this topic - (1) the operation of the Live and Blind buttons, and (2) Keyboard Shortcuts. Both Important.

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amoyer wrote:If I hit blind, why can't it just take me to blind on the page I'm in
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by Bastiaan » Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:41 am

At the Palette II, (not silver but Black, seen at the Plasa) there is a LOOKS button.....

(There is also an extra buton where wich you can control the functions that are under the M buttons. It is a new SHIFT key, so shift S1 replaces M1 at our silver ones .....). Missing both of these new keys a lot :cry: )

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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by gooze » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:09 pm

That's actually the [ALT] key. You can already use that one with the external keyboard.
The [EDIT]-button has been replaced with a hard [TIME]-button. I am more then happy with that. I didn't know about the hard [LOOKS] button. I see it replaces the [ATTRIB]-button. Never knew what it did anyway...

Good news... very bad for those early adopters...
Strand should reward those costumers I think...
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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by RobertBell » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:25 pm

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Re: hard button for looks page

Post by BobbyHarrell » Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:07 am

Good ideas guys.

We are still in a dialogue about Blind and we don't have that quite sorted out yet.

The thing that I want to make sure of is that Live always takes you back to Live on Cues no matter where you were before. This is a big issue for Broadway style programming. Obviously there are good arguments for other scenarios.

I believe further discussion is needed unless Robert has his head wrapped around this.
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