[CinCV TNG] New proposal: "replace thumbnails-frames with colour"

Igor BEGHETTO igorbeg at visi1.org
Wed May 30 10:20:55 CEST 2018

Thanks to have listen to me, gg/Phillips.

Maybe I have forgotten something in my explain.
This Colour-feature is useful when in one track I join different part of 
different media together.
Example: [V1-Speak track] AAAAAABBBBAAAABBBBB

Il 30/05/2018 5.04, Phyllis Smith ha scritto:
> IgorBeg:
> We understand your request and the reason for it.  It sounds like 
> colour would be useful so I will put this on GG's list to see if it 
> can be programmed in.
> Meanwhile, it could be of some help to change the name of the track in 
> the Patchbay.  For example "Video 1" could be changed to be more 
> descriptive like "Sunset"; then Video 2 could be changed to reflect 
> what is on that media.
> Thanks for the input, gg/Phyllis
> On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 3:52 PM, Igor BEGHETTO <igorbeg at visi1.org 
> <mailto:igorbeg at visi1.org>> wrote:
>     Hello,
>     since two months I am using Cinelerra-GG-5.1.
>     It's very stable and powerful.
>     A new proposal. I try to explain that.
>     In the timeline on the tracks I can to see the "thumbnails-frames"
>     (Draw media) with its Title.
>     In Track Patchbay I can disable the "Draw media" and in Overlay
>     Window I can to disable/enable Titles.
>     If possible, I think could be useful "to replace" (with a button)
>     the "thumbnail-frame" (or the black shade when the "Draw media" is
>     disable) with a colour (shade colour).
>     This colour should have to be different to every media files:
>     video&audio of the same media will have same colour (also "to
>     clip" and proxy of the same media).
>     The colours should be defined by program; I think in HSV mode with
>     S and V fixed and H variable to have soft colour.
>     This feature is useful when the height of tracks in the timeline
>     are smaller and the Titles are hide (or visible but the name is
>     too long to see it completely). Then I can to understand my
>     editing by colours.
>     It should be fine to have (...and probably hard to make code).
>     I hope to be explain myself well.
>     What do you think about?
>     Thanks.
>     IgorBeg
>     PS:
>     I'm using Cin version, single-user build:
>     - cinelerra-5.1-mint18.2-20180430.x86_64-static.txz
>     - cinelerra-5.1-ub16.04-20180430.x86_64-static.txz
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