History of effects after saving project

Anything you think is missing, or needs enhancement, goes here.

If you require help using Audacity, please post on the forum board relevant to your operating system:
Windows
Mac OS X
GNU/Linux and Unix-like

History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by Hipnokill » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:43 am

So, as the title says ,i have a bit of a problem, i might be dumb and it can be pretty easy, but i am sitting here for about 2 hours looking for advice.
Is there possibility to view History of used effects in opened saved project? i want to make more lines using voice that i made a couple weeks ago, but i cant remember the effects i used.
Hipnokill
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:38 am
Operating System: Windows 10

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:16 am

While an Audacity project is open, you can see a summary list of everything that has been done since opening the project, by looking in "View menu > History".

The History is not saved with the project (or with exported audio files), so once the project has been closed the list is no longer available.
9/10 questions are answered in the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
steve
Site Admin
 
Posts: 44464
Joined: Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:43 am
Operating System: Linux *buntu

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by Hipnokill » Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:39 pm

Is there maybe at least option to copy the effects and put them on the different line?
Hipnokill
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:38 am
Operating System: Windows 10

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:55 am

Hipnokill wrote:Is there maybe at least option to copy the effects and put them on the different line?

No. Tell us what feature you would like - text export of history to a file?


Gale
________________________________________FOR INSTANT HELP: (Click on Link below)
* * * * * Tips * * * * * Tutorials * * * * * Quick Start Guide * * * * * Audacity Manual
Gale Andrews
Quality Assurance
 
Posts: 26093
Joined: Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:02 am
Operating System: Windows 10

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by Hipnokill » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:03 pm

I personally, and i think this applies to nearly all users of Audacity, would to have something similar to foler or text file that after saving project is added to project save file, that you can open and, in case you ever wanted to make the same effects from previous projects, be able to know which ones you used. There can also be, instead of a text file, change in View>History so that you can click on opened project and view history of saved project same way you can with not closed one.
Just a suggestion (and sorry for bad english)
Hipnokill
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:38 am
Operating System: Windows 10

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:20 pm

I think a lot more people would like Projects to save UNDO. That way, you could open the Project, UNDO your work step by step and write down the effects.

Koz
kozikowski
Forum Staff
 
Posts: 37725
Joined: Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:57 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Operating System: OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:54 pm

kozikowski wrote:I think a lot more people would like Projects to save UNDO. That way, you could open the Project, UNDO your work step by step and write down the effects.

Looking at the history of an already closed project is a different proposition to being able to physically Undo. The latter requires copious disk space.


Gale
________________________________________FOR INSTANT HELP: (Click on Link below)
* * * * * Tips * * * * * Tutorials * * * * * Quick Start Guide * * * * * Audacity Manual
Gale Andrews
Quality Assurance
 
Posts: 26093
Joined: Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:02 am
Operating System: Windows 10

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:21 pm

The latter requires copious disk space.

"I have copious disk space," he said brightly. I wanted to add another 2T external drive, but I had to "settle" for a 4T drive at the Apple store.

Where is the "Save UNDO" preference?

Koz
kozikowski
Forum Staff
 
Posts: 37725
Joined: Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:57 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Operating System: OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Re: History of effects after saving project

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:12 pm

This wasn't a one-off or special delivery with armed guard. This was a plain, off-the shelf purchase and there were several of them available. My guess is the video people scarf these things up.

Storage was a problem when I was active in video and it's only gotten worse with 2K, high def, etc. And then there's Virtual Reality. How much storage does it take to Edit virtual reality.

So although there still are people trying to edit a podcast on a WinXP machine, I don't think I would limit Audacity design to them.

Koz
kozikowski
Forum Staff
 
Posts: 37725
Joined: Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:57 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Operating System: OS X 10.9 Mavericks


Return to Adding Features to Audacity



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest