[Cin] Bugtracker issue #5 - just email this time until...

Sam cinelerra at posteo.de
Mon Dec 3 04:14:33 CET 2018

That feature is AWESOME! I like it!
It takes some time to understand how it works, but when you understand 
it, it's just brilliant. :-)


Am 03.12.18 um 03:36 schrieb Pierre autourduglobe:
> Hi Phyllis,
> Thank you for informing me.
> No I didn't notice that there was a response to bug#5 (but I have the 
> excuse that I didn't register it myself, even though I thank you for 
> doing so).
> The bugtracker software does not seem to offer the possibility (like 
> some forums) to receive an automatic alert by email, that a reply or a 
> new comment has been added to the author's message.
> Well, it will take all of us to get used to new routines for using 
> this different system...
> I'm testing what you sent me. For the moment I am surprised by the way 
> it works in a form and procedures that I hadn't imagined, but I am 
> still seduced by the results... I'm not comfortable with it yet and I 
> haven't tested it enough to know if it meets all my expectations. I 
> will continue the tests in more depth.
> Note that Cinelerra-GG crashed once at the beginning of my tests, but 
> I had mishandled it at a time when I didn't really understand how to 
> proceed to make it work. If it happens again, I'll find out under what 
> sequence of procedures.
> So I will make a report in the bugtracker a little later when I have 
> tested it better.
> Pierre
> On 18-12-02 17 h 39, Phyllis Smith wrote:
>> Pierre:
>> Since we do not know if you noticed issue #5 in the bugtracker yet, I 
>> am sending email this 1 time.
>> GG has created a mod that we believe will make it easier to see what 
>> you requested -- he coded it in a manner that "fit" and that 
>> satisfied the methods he would actually use if he were doing this.
>> This is NOT yet checked into GIT because I have not had a chance to 
>> test much yet.  There is a Mint 18 test build at:
>> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/testing/cinelerra-5.1-mint18-x86_64-static.txz 
>> And an ubuntu16 build at:
>> https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/testing/cinelerra-5.1-ub16-x86_64-static.txz 
>> If you have a chance to test, please "add a note" to the bugtracker 
>> issue with results.
>> How to use:
>> 0) test create a cut and a paste into media on the timeline (just so 
>> you can see what the following does)
>> 1) turn on preview in the Resource window
>> 2) mouse to the media that you want to see
>> 3) click the middle mouse button on that media
>> 4) you will see the a mini-view of the media first 5 seconds (you 
>> should hear no audio)
>> 5) a White colored bar will be on the top of this mini-view, each 
>> segment (black/white) is a hot spot.
>> 6) a Red colored bar will be on the bottom, clicks on it reset the 
>> main window timeline position.
>> 7) you will see Yellow colored lines drawn from the top to the bottom 
>> showing where the media is or is not
>> 8) click on a space on the top White colored bar, and voila! (I think 
>> that is French) that section is loaded in the viewer with In/Out [/] 
>> set to the clip of that section of the media.  Tweak the edit in 
>> viewer, and then paste or overwrite to the timeline.
>> 9) click on a space on the bottom Red colored bar and you will see 
>> where that exists on the timeline AND you can drag scroll along this 
>> color bar.
>> Remember this is not a real window and if your mouse just leaves the 
>> window by a little bit, you will have to middle mouse button click 
>> again to get it back.  Also, when in previewing mode, if you just 
>> mouse over another media file in Resources, it too will automatically 
>> show the White/Red bars.

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