History of effects after saving project

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History of effects after saving project

Post 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.

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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.
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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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?

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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?


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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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)

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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.

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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.


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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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?

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post 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.

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Re: History of effects after saving project

Post by kostanos » Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:39 pm

Hi, I would like to have this undo feature too, after saving and closing app.

What I propose for this feature is a settings, where you actually can set how many effects you want to save to be able to undo.
So, for those who has disk space problem, they just disable or add 2-5 effects.
For me, as I editing a lot audio video, the space is already resolved.
Also the button clean history may exist. And/or good to have another button: Back to original, so, you always can go back to from you started.

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