Old 01-12-2020, 10:41 AM   #1
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Layout Sub-Menus
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Expand the layout menu with sub-menus.
This would make navigating the menu much faster.
Take the case of fader colors as an example:
If you have the initial layout and then 4 fader colors, you now have 5 layout entries in the menu for what is basically a single layout with 4 options for that layout.
If you have 5 layouts with 4 additional fader colors, you now have 25 entries to navigate instead of just seeing the initial 5 and then chosing the fader option for the layout you've chosen.

The current menu looks like this:



Sub-menus would make it look like this:




Navigation is clearly much faster in the second one.

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Old 01-12-2020, 10:45 AM   #2
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+1

and even in cases where it's not faster, it looks much better and cleaned up.
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Old 02-27-2020, 08:22 AM   #3
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+1.

Here's the FR I wrote, before finding this one:

At the moment, all the available layouts for an screen element (TCP, MCP, Envelope) are in a single list. I use nested Layouts in the rtconfig file to specify different coloured fader handles but this makes the Layouts menu very long and requires a lot of mouse movement / scrolling etc.

It would be much better if the Layout menu were nested too. This would make is much more compact, easier to navigate and more intuitive.

And my mock-up:



And the WALTER code for a coloured fader variant, within the general Layout, is just:
Code:
; --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        Layout "DS M02b.      Red" "mcp_def_red"
; --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        set mcp.extmixer.mode     [1]
        EndLayout ;
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Old 02-27-2020, 09:13 AM   #4
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What theme are you guys using?
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Old 02-27-2020, 09:28 AM   #5
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I'm using one based on Konzentration_v11 with my own layouts and variants added for the fader colours. Hence the odd-looking layout names (needed to get them into a logical order).
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Old 03-01-2020, 09:15 AM   #6
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Meanwhile, I'm working on this (lua script):



-- 6 MCP layouts,
-- 12 different tinted faders,
-- changes selected tracks,
-- option to tint the TCP / MCP backgrounds too (track labels in the video).
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