On 07/02/12 20:04, D. Michael McIntyre wrote: > On Tuesday, February 07, 2012, Brett McCoy wrote: > >>> The pitch bend ruler in matrix view seems heavily broken. Placing a >>> point at position in time it gets placed in randomly different places, >>> deleting points is not awlays possible and doing it erratically deletes >>> notes, as well as screwing up the undo sistem (i.e. you delete pitch >>> bend points, it deletes notes and you cannot undo it, so you have lost >>> those notes). >> I've had the same experience with the pitch bend ruler also in recent >> versions. It's not usable like this. > This is the first I've heard of catastrophic problems with the pitch bend > ruler. The new rulers since 10.02 or so have remained somewhat buggy and > unfinished, but at least barely usable. I tried to improve them a bit, and > didn't really succeed. Any additional gains here require the hand of a > sharper mind than mine; somebody like Ted Felix, say. Well I don't know if it would be unpolite to mention another software which IMHO opinion does it quite right with the pitch bend and controller rulers stuff. > > In any case, I've had a look at the carnage myself. The biggest problem I > note is that after you draw the first point with the pencil, the cursor > changes into a hand, and remains that way. This makes it considerably tricky > to put the next point where you want it. Yes. and also it is not movable... I guess one would expect to be able to click. then drag but you need to use the selection tool to do it. > > I didn't reproduce any problems with failing to place a point somewhere > reasonable (ie. somewhere under the big hunk of real estate covered by the > hand cursor), with notes getting deleted, or with anything getting stuck > permanently in a state where undo would lead to permanent loss of data.
> > With two people reporting similar problems, I'm inclined to believe the > problems really exist, but I was not able to reproduce any of them. There's > more to this than a quick skim of the surface will reveal, apparently. > > I'm not sure where it goes from here. If somebody could come up with a > consistent and precise recipe for reproducing the problem, that would be a > great start. We have to get the thing misbehaving in order to analyze its > behavior, and figure out where it's going wrong. I *think* the problem happens when you zoom in. That is if you open a Matrix and leave it with the default zoom everything seems ok. If you zoom in the strangeness seems to happen. I made a quick video hope it helps (sorry no audio): http://gnufunk.org/~lorenzosu/temp/rosegarden_pitch_bend_test.ogv > > I'm out of time for the moment, and more likely for the week the way things > have been going, but I'll keep my eye on this as much as I can manage. Thnk you so much for your quick response ;) Lorenzo. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Keep Your Developer Skills Current with LearnDevNow! The most comprehensive online learning library for Microsoft developers is just $99.99! Visual Studio, SharePoint, SQL - plus HTML5, CSS3, MVC3, Metro Style Apps, more. Free future releases when you subscribe now! http://p.sf.net/sfu/learndevnow-d2d _______________________________________________ Rosegarden-user mailing list Rosegardenfirstname.lastname@example.org - use the link below to unsubscribe https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/rosegarden-user