Macro Help

Questions on Palette and Light Palette operation and features
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Macro Help

Post by dbander » Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:51 pm

I'd like to make a macro that would remember some subset of positions/attributes of moving lights and store them into a Look so I can recall them. It is mainly just for positioning in advance of cues. While the console does a great job of moving them one cue early, on quick cues I may need them in position two or three cues early. Any ideas?

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Re: Macro Help

Post by MickCrozier » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:22 pm

Macros wont help in this case as not all attributes can be read or written with them.

Mark is the easiest way.
Lets say you want to preset fixtures 1 thru 10 in cue 54 ready for cue 57

Go to cue 57
1 thru 10 [M2-Mark] 54 [enter]

This adds a part z to cue 54 - which sets up your fixtures

You can also reference fixtures from another cue
1 thru 10 @ [cue] 57 (then set your intensity back to 0) -- With 'Apply as Palette' checked the fixtures will match themselves to whatever they are in cue 57 even if you change them later
[update] [cue] 54 -- Cue only users should track with [s11-track] or update cues 54 thru 56
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