Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

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curiousdan
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Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by curiousdan » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:01 pm

I really miss the ability to make the clips taller. In Cubase they are very easy to view, almost like building blocks, in Live they are almost stripes. And it's a mystery to me why the Overview gets taller and taller until adding the 12th track, then from 13th it suddenly shrinks to a being very thin again.

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by S-N-S » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:08 am

its been asked for many times,and is one of the most asked for features in the centercode,hopefully this WILL be added in ableton 10 :twisted:

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by antic604 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:01 am

curiousdan wrote:I really miss the ability to make the clips taller. In Cubase they are very easy to view, almost like building blocks, in Live they are almost stripes. And it's a mystery to me why the Overview gets taller and taller until adding the 12th track, then from 13th it suddenly shrinks to a being very thin again.
You can grab the "bottom of the track" on the right side where the controls for volume, panning, sends, mute, etc. are and make the track higher / lower.

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by curiousdan » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:07 am

You can grab the "bottom of the track" on the right side where the controls for volume, panning, sends, mute, etc. are and make the track higher / lower.
I know that thank you, but that's not what I'm talking about. Have a look at clips in Cubase or Bitwig, they are more rectangle-like.

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by antic604 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:59 am

curiousdan wrote:
You can grab the "bottom of the track" on the right side where the controls for volume, panning, sends, mute, etc. are and make the track higher / lower.
I know that thank you, but that's not what I'm talking about. Have a look at clips in Cubase or Bitwig, they are more rectangle-like.
Oh, you mean the clip details ("MIDI Note Editor") beneath the Arrangement view?

First, you can grab the horizontal line between the Arrangement and MIDI Note Editor and make it as big as you like.

Second, if the bars are still not tall enough for you, click & hold left mouse button on the strip with note names (C2, C3, etc.) left to the piano keys, and drag it right - this will increase the vertical size of your notes.

Is that it?

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by snakedogman » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:18 pm

I think what he means is that in Ableton, clips in the timeline have a colored strip at the top and then the clip contents beneath that (if the track is expanded), which are not colored (transparent).
No matter how high you make the tracks in the arrange view, that colored part of the clip doesn't get any higher. Whereas in Cubase or most other DAW's the bit with the clip contents is also colored, so clips look more like blocks rather than strips, and the blocks get higher if you size the track vertically. From an aesthetic and visual identification point of view I guess I would prefer it that way too

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by antic604 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:38 pm

snakedogman wrote:I think what he means is that in Ableton, clips in the timeline have a colored strip at the top and then the clip contents beneath that (if the track is expanded), which are not colored (transparent).
No matter how high you make the tracks in the arrange view, that colored part of the clip doesn't get any higher. Whereas in Cubase or most other DAW's the bit with the clip contents is also colored, so clips look more like blocks rather than strips, and the blocks get higher if you size the track vertically. From an aesthetic and visual identification point of view I guess I would prefer it that way too
If that's the case, then people really should explain themselves better.
Also, how is that even an issue?!

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Re: Vertical zoom of clips in Arrangement view, please

Post by Stromkraft » Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:23 pm

curiousdan wrote: Have a look at clips in Cubase or Bitwig, they are more rectangle-like.
No thanks.
Make some music!

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