Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

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jonljacobi
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Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by jonljacobi » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:57 pm

When doing detailed MIDI editing I nearly always full-window the piano roll rather than shrink it. This makes it easier to edit as the notes can generally be kept taller while all remaining within view.

As far as I've been able to determine, at the moment, this requires dragging the top of the piano roll up and down. (I'd love to hear I'm wrong about this)

There's a large space near the Fold and Preview MIDI icons where you could double-click to maximize/reduce the piano roll/modulation editor and vice versa. This would easily save five to ten seconds per editing session as you wouldn't have to drag up/down, move the cursor back down, and readjust your focal point.

I can see no downside to this addition. If you can, by all means.

Lokan
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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by Lokan » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:39 am

Or maybe separate panel size for audio clip and midi clip?

jonljacobi
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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by jonljacobi » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:29 pm

“Or”, or “and”?

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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by hoffman2k » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:43 pm

jonljacobi wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:29 pm
“Or”, or “and”?
True

Lokan
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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by Lokan » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:40 am

jonljacobi wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:29 pm
“Or”, or “and”?
maybe separate panel size for audio clip and midi clip?

Lokan
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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by Lokan » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:43 am

and it's "And" if that matters. I just wanna hear about the idea

jonljacobi
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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by jonljacobi » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:36 am

Different sizes are fine by me. Per track for that matter. However, I can live with it being the same.

I suppose I should have said “expanded” editing. Just back and forth between whatever you resized it to, and the default.

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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by docbot » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:26 pm

yes to this, a simple shortcut to expand the window would be wonderful.

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Re: Double-click to toggle full-window MIDI editing

Post by jonljacobi » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:25 pm

I should also say that this is not only a time-saver, it also reduces mouse movement, and wear and tear on your mouse hand. I have no small experience with repetitive stress injuries and every little bit helps. Live is by far the most efficient DAW I've used in this regard but it never hurts to be more so.

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