Color Coding Clips

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Verbal
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Color Coding Clips

Post by Verbal » Mon Feb 19, 2007 3:15 pm

I searched but couldn't find anything.

How do you guys color code your clips?

som[e]
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Post by som[e] » Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:22 pm

double click the clip, in the clip view that opens up there is a colored bar underneath the clip name. click that and choose your color.

Idonotlikebroccoli
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Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:28 pm

You can also right-click if my memory serves me right
Please vote! Live 10's "multi" clip editing should allow selection+editing of multiple clips in one action:

(L10-SUG-0228) Multiple MIDI transpose

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fatrabbit
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Post by fatrabbit » Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:34 pm

I don't think he meant how, but why... what colours do you use?

I use colours that don't give me a headache, but people like Moldover (search YouTube) uses colours to indicate what key or tempo a clip is.

chapelier fou
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Post by chapelier fou » Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:00 pm

personnaly, I always use the same colors, as on my custom midi controler.

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Post by John Sweet » Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:41 pm

I used to color code for genre or sample type, but after they randomly shuffled the clip colors in the 6 update, I gave up.

Now I just use the ones that actually catch my eye & stand out from one another.

Verbal
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Post by Verbal » Mon Feb 19, 2007 9:22 pm

fatrabbit wrote:I don't think he meant how, but why... what colours do you use?
Yep, I know how to change clip colors. I was wondering what rules you all use when color coding. Tempo? Music type? Clip length? I'd like to hear what you've all come up with.

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