[Kdenlive-devel] Finally, a few keyboard shortcuts.
jasonwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Apr 27 21:20:23 UTC 2003
I finally got round to adding a few keyboard shortcuts. There are still a few
difficulties involving the "active monitor" that I need to sort out but it
works in principle. At the moment, you change the active monitor by
performing an action that affects a monitor. Selecting a clip activates the
clip monitor, seeking on the workspace activates the workspace monitor. There
is currently no way to simply select a monitor to make it active.
Committed now to CVS. Let me know how your compilation goes, etc.
In particular the changes are :
- I removed the admin directory and added an admin2_13 and admin2_5 directory.
Just symlink whichever one matches the version of autoconf you want to use.
for autoconf 2.13:
ln -s admin2_13 admin
for autoconf 2.5x:
ln -s admin2_5 admin
Then follow the usual steps to compile :
make -f admin/Makefile.common
./configure (don't forget --prefix=/usr if your using mandrake)
- Pressing Left and Right arrows moves the active monitor forwards/backwards
one frame. Holding your finger on the button and you step through lots of
- Pressing '[' and ']' sets the inpoints and outpoints on the monitor. Since
these are still non-functional, there is little use of this, but it does hint
that inpoints and outpoints will work in the non-to-distant future ;-)
- pressing space makes the active monitor play or pause. If you press space to
stop it and then press space again to play, it starts playing from where it
started playing the first time (i.e., not where it paused). Whilst this may
be the desired behaviour, it is an accident at the moment :-)
Rolf, how do you think we should go about making this specific? There are a
couple of possibilities :
1. I send a seek command before the play command. This works, but does not
allow me to set a start/end point which will be useful soon.
2. We extend the play command so that there is a "starttime" and "endtime"
value. If they are omitted from the command, then they are assumed to be the
current seek position until the end of the file. This could work.
3. We add a new command which sets the constraints of starttime and endtime
(decouple it from the play command). This could be useful, since I like the
idea of adding a "loop" command in the future to loop a selected piece of
video/sound. Of course, this could also be done as an option on the play
What do you think? (well, I expect your actually still thinking about your
phd, but if you have the time ;-))
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