[CinCV TNG] cinelerra .xml + an abbreviation

Igor BEGHETTO igorbeg at visi1.org
Mon Jun 18 23:00:29 CEST 2018


Einar has explained well the issue.
In addition to Einar,  I  don't know any software (Lightworks, Adobe 
Premiere, Shotcut, Kdenlive) that does what Igor says.
I'm sorry but I want to have control of the name of my files/directory.

IgorBeg


Il 18/06/2018 21.39, Einar Rünkaru ha scritto:
>
>
> On 06/18/2018 06:42 PM, igor_ubuntu wrote:
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>> /2018-06-18 11:39 GMT+03:00 Einar Rünkaru <einarrunkaru at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:einarrunkaru at gmail.com>>:
>> /
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>>     /
>>     /
>>     /He/She may add prefix or sufix to the name just as he/she likes./
>>
>>
>>   He/She may delete prefix or sufix to the name.
>> + I say about an option in Preferences (disabled by default) : a 
>> checkbox + an explanation/tool tip
>>
> Then the feature is useless for novice user.
>
>> The program should take care of this itself by offering a text field 
>> with a preset(template) /home/user/name_of_directory
>> /name_of_directory/ should have two parts:  'a user's name + the 
>> program's abbreviation(or version№)'
>> User can modify and change its name but the abbreviation should be 
>> automaticallyadded to the name of the created directory.
>
> Why there is user name in the name_of_directory?
>
> It is possible that /home/user is not the base of the users setup. 
> User wants his/her projects to some other place (for example: 
> /stuff/video/cin?)
>
> Generally I do not know how to avoid the situation that users projects 
> appear in /home/user/user_cin1/project1.xml 
> /home/user/user_cin1/user_cin1/project2.xml, 
> /home/user/user_cin1/user_cin1/user_cin1/project2.xml
>
>>
>> That is already partially implemented in CGG: '/Create a project 
>> folder in:'/,
>> but in fact CGG does not create a directory (AFAIU/S). A user just 
>> chooses  a directory in which the project file will be saved.
>> The name of this menu item does not correspond to its behavior.
>
> Creating a directory without explict demand from user should be avoided.
>>
>>
>>     Modifying automatically the name of a file is not an expected
>>     behaviour for an user.
>>     Einar
>>
>> IMO These difficulties are greatly exaggerated.
>>
>
> User has some expectations how programs behave. A lot of Cinelerra 
> does not behave according to users expectations - there is no need to 
> create more surpises.
>
> Einar
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