Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

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Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by Gibbz » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:04 am

It would be incredibly handy to have a way to bind a button to toggle between waveform view and spectro graph view.

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph view

Post by Gale Andrews » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:10 pm

I think the longer term intention is to have a split view between waveform and spectrogram view for the same track which I would find more satisfying.


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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph view

Post by Gibbz » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:55 pm

I find i use the spectral view about 95% of the time, and waveform only now and again. So for my use case i need full screen spectral view with a toggle button to switch between them...

But both options would be good!

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by Gibbz » Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am

Im liking the new split view, however there is no way to make this the default view.
Under Tracks > Default view mode, it would be nice to have the option of the new split view mode.
Also a setting for the split view ratio. Id like the waveform to be 20% and the spectral view to be 80%.

Thanks for the work on this!

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by waxcylinder » Fri May 29, 2020 9:13 am

Gibbz wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am
I'm liking the new split view, however there is no way to make this the default view.
Under Tracks > Default view mode, it would be nice to have the option of the new split view mode.
This sounds like a sensible request - and sounds like an "error of omission" on our part. We now have three basic "views" and you can only select two of them to be default.

I will log this as a P3 bug.

Gibbz wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am
Also a setting for the split view ratio. Id like the waveform to be 20% and the spectral view to be 80%.
I can see why you might want that - but this would be an enhancement request. I will probably add this as a P4 ENH enhancement in our bugtracker (linked to the view default bug).

Glad that you're liking the split view.

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by steve » Fri May 29, 2020 9:19 am

Gibbz wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am
Also a setting for the split view ratio. Id like the waveform to be 20% and the spectral view to be 80%.
The idea is that you drag the split line up / down to whatever ratio you want.
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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by steve » Fri May 29, 2020 9:27 am

Gibbz wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am
Under Tracks > Default view mode, it would be nice to have the option of the new split view mode.
I agree that this looks like an omission. I mentioned this when the feature first appeared in the code. Perhaps the developer will reconsider if there is sufficient demand from users. Thanks for your feedback.
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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by waxcylinder » Sat May 30, 2020 8:46 am

waxcylinder wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:13 am
Gibbz wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 2:49 am
I'm liking the new split view, however there is no way to make this the default view.
Under Tracks > Default view mode, it would be nice to have the option of the new split view mode.
This sounds like a sensible request - and sounds like an "error of omission" on our part. We now have three basic "views" and you can only select two of them to be default.

I will log this as a P3 bug.
Logged as P3 2460
https://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2460
Can't select "Multi-view" as default view mode in Tracks preferences

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by waxcylinder » Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:43 am

You may be pleased to know that this enhancement bug has been fixed for the upcoming 3.0.0 release which is currently under development.

I have just QA tested it and it works fine.

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Re: Shortcut for toggling between waveform/spectrograph views

Post by ChrisSss » Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:13 am

It would also be great to get a combined view where the waveform overlays the spectrogram. However, I don't know if this feature is patented by iZotope, as this is the only company I know of that offers this feature.

Best, Chris

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