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Re: [Traverso-devel] Key shorcuts re-evaluated

From: plutek
Subject: Re: [Traverso-devel] Key shorcuts re-evaluated
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:53:55 -0500 (EST)

From: Remon Sijrier <address@hidden>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:48:57 +0100

> --snip--
> OK, so the proposal is this: Simplify the shortcut system to just one key at 
> a 
> time that fires off instantly as soon as you press it.
> This means you no longer can do < E P > or [ F G ] and so on.
> Instead, functionality will now be centered around one key only.
> E.g.: G  will be the Gain key. When you press it, you can change the gain by 
> moving the mouse or using the up/down arrow key, or you can change the gain 
> value by using numerical input. After releasing G the new value will be 
> applied.
> P is the Pan key, press P and use mouse or left and right arrow key to change 
> the pan, or press R to reset pan.
> S is Select
> If you press/release it it'll (de)select the item that has currently the 
> 'focus' if you keep it pressed, you can extend the selection by using arrow 
> keys, clear it by pressing C and so on.
> The primary idea behind it is that each key once being pressed can execute 
> new 
> functions when another key is pressed. 
> These keys will show up in the 'context help' widget once you have the key 
> pressed, basically giving unlimited 'shortcuts' in a very understanding and 
> easy to learn way, without doing difficult key presses.

hey remon... it's been good to see activity in git lately! this re-structuring 
of shortcuts makes a lot of sense to me.

i've been up to my eyeballs lately, getting my new CD out (done in Ardour, not 
Traverso  ;-(  ), but that's over and i'll be able to check out traverso again 


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