Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

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Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by DjBR » Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:56 am

Hi.
I'm using the new Audacity. Latest.
I figured that the ability the track opened with Full Width setting is gone.
I still can tick the optios automatically open with maximum vertical height.
How to achieve this?: automatically when opening a FILE?
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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:58 am

DjBR wrote:I figured that the ability the track opened with Full Width setting is gone.

It has only gone when using the "File > Open" menu, and it has only gone temporarily - it will be back in the next release.
If you use any of the other methods for importing audio files (drag and drop, or "File > Import" or "Ctrl+Shift+i") then you still get the track fitting horizontally.

To fit hight automatically, enable "Auto-fit track height" in Preferences: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/trac ... ences.html
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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by Trebor » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:13 am

steve wrote:To fit hight automatically, enable "Auto-fit track height" in Preferences: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/trac ... ences.html

"Auto-fit track height" doesn't seem to do anything me in 2.2.0 , (or 2.1.3) : No automatic vertical zooming occurring ...

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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:27 am

Trebor wrote:"Auto-fit track height" doesn't seem to do anything me in 2.2.0 , (or 2.1.3) : No automatic vertical zooming occurring ...

It's not supposed to "zoom", it's supposed to expand the track vertically, like grabbing the bottom edge of the track with the mouse and dragging down.
(It intentionally does not affect collapsed tracks).
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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by Trebor » Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:14 pm

steve wrote:...It's not supposed to "zoom", it's supposed to expand the track vertically, like grabbing the bottom edge of the track with the mouse and dragging down.

Ahh, now I get it. Yes, that preference does make the vertical-scale of the track fill the window.
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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by DjBR » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:28 pm

t has only gone when using the "File > Open" menu, and it has only gone temporarily - it will be back in the next release.
If you use any of the other methods for importing audio files (drag and drop, or "File > Import" or "Ctrl+Shift+i") then you still get the track fitting horizontally.

To fit hight automatically, enable "Auto-fit track height" in Preferences: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/trac ... ences.html


Thank you for the information. I hope it's back in the next release.
I will use the workaround you are letting me know.
Yes, the height seems like it's working fine. Thanks.
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Re: Auto-Fit WIDTH and HEIGHT

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:36 pm

DjBR wrote:Thank you for the information. I hope it's back in the next release.

It will be, and you can try it very soon as the release candidate is to become available imminently (it will be announced here on the forum as soon as I get the go-ahead)
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