Improve the Manage Sample File or bring back the Edit button

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Improve the Manage Sample File or bring back the Edit button

Post by ashley_k » Mon Oct 02, 2006 12:44 pm

Please can you alter the “Edit/Manage Sample File”, the way it works at the moment is very cumbersome and not very elegant to say the least.

At the moment you have to make sure you have Sample selected in the clips view and not Envelope, then a combination of keyboard and mouse to select “Manage Sample File”, then click “Edit” which finally open up the sample, once you have finished editing the sample you have to click “Edit” again and if the sample is at the bottom of the “Replace Sample Files” window you have to scroll down before you can even press “Edit”, you then have to close the “Replace Sample Files” window.

All that to just take a look at a sample in an audio editor!

Can we not go back to the simple “Edit” Button as in Live 5, even if we have to have a warning (which we can turn off) that comes up about editing the sample and it’s overall effect on the set and other sets/projects.

The way the “Edit/Manage Sample File” works at the moment has got to rate as one of the finest bits of “de-abletizing” that I’ve seen so far, was this part sub-contracted out by any chance.

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Post by forge » Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:17 pm

totally and wholeheartedly agree :D

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Post by hoffman2k » Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:20 pm

Oh hell yeah...

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Re: Improve the Manage Sample File or bring back the Edit button

Post by Poster » Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:19 pm

ashley_k wrote:one of the finest bits of “de-abletizing” that I’ve seen so far
+1

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Post by Ian F » Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:33 pm

Wholeheartedly agree ...put it back where it belongs

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Post by mercyplease » Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:45 pm

yes. The new system is causing much more clicking
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Post by rsagevik » Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:08 pm

give us back the edit button or else..

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Post by Ball Sack » Mon Oct 02, 2006 10:20 pm

yeah bring back the edit button.

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Post by Bassfrq » Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:54 am

I would also love to see the button come back please... :?
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Post by hambone1 » Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:00 am

Yes, please... I can't deal with two extra button pushes! :?

Seriously, the single button was a lot better.

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Post by Silicon/Silicium » Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:12 am

+1, what a pain to go to the manager each time!

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Post by Poster » Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:45 am

even if the edit button returns I think it will always lead to the file manager first instead of directly going to the external editor app.
Friedemann wrote:Hi,

the Edit button has two functions:

1) Release the sample (set it offline) so that
other applications can open it.

2) Invoke the Editor if one is set in the Preferences.

Up to Live5 all samples were automatically set offline
when Live went into background. As this can cause
performance problems (e.g. with the Sampler) we
decided to have an explicit offline setting instead
which is the [Edit] switch.

Best regards, Friedemann

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Post by ashley_k » Tue Oct 03, 2006 11:48 am

Poster wrote:even if the edit button returns I think it will always lead to the file manager first instead of directly going to the external editor app.
Friedemann wrote:Hi,

the Edit button has two functions:

1) Release the sample (set it offline) so that
other applications can open it.

2) Invoke the Editor if one is set in the Preferences.

Up to Live5 all samples were automatically set offline
when Live went into background. As this can cause
performance problems (e.g. with the Sampler) we
decided to have an explicit offline setting instead
which is the [Edit] switch.

Best regards, Friedemann
I can’t see what difference this makes to where the button is – if I press the “Edit button” it takes the sample offline to edit.

All that seems to have changed is that instead of ALL the samples going offline when you used the “Edit button” to edit a sample as in Live 5.

Now in Live 6 ONLY the sample that you want to edit is taken offline, which is to stop any possible performance problems (e.g. with the Sampler).

This only gives more reason for the “Edit button” to be put back in the correct place, as we now have less chance of possible performance problems.

I don’t really mind if we have to have another box come up asking us to confirm that we want to edit the sample and warning of the possible effects of editing the sample (as long as we can turn the warning off), before directly going to the external audio editor.

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Post by kineticUk » Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:38 pm

God I miss the edit button
Ableton you can keep the new project management but please put the edit button back as well.
Its too many clicks now before it was easier.
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Post by ikke » Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:03 am

REPLACE and EDIT .............

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