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Old 11-07-2018, 02:48 AM   #1
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Default Please don't change (startInSourceValue when trimming items (SOLVED)

when left trimming items the offset is changed by reaper, and we never want that because we loose control of the first beat.
And i can't see any benefit of changing offset in any circunstance: Can anyone explain me?

It's s really annoying the problems this change gives for arranging this item.

To workaround, first we have to remove the added trim, copy it and redo trim, paste and then redo the trim in the new place! (or change manually like in the licaps)

here:


and here for audio item:


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Old 11-08-2018, 04:13 AM   #2
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edit: nevermind

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Old 11-08-2018, 09:28 AM   #3
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It snaps always to the offset.. You have not set any snap offset in your gif. Your snap offset is 0.
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:36 AM   #4
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deeb !
I understand you, you got a big point.

A solution would be:
Option in Preferences (or in Menu Options), to NOT change offset position in an Item when trimming left edge of Item.

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Old 11-08-2018, 10:15 AM   #5
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A solution would be:
Option in Preferences (or in Menu Options), to NOT change offset position in an Item when trimming left edge of Item.

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ok ! thank you vanhaze! so maybe i should change the OP title to:
NOT change offset position in an Item when trimming left edge of Item
?

can i ask for help to do a proper title to this? : )
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:20 PM   #6
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deeb !

I missed the fact that you trimmed a looped item to the left.
So i have to nuance my answer abit i think:

Option in Preferences (or in Menu Options), to NOT change offset position in an Item when trimming left edge of Item,whether it is looped or not looped.

Regarding your answer to amagalma:
You are using the right terminology and imho your first post is very clear (to me).
So i think amagalma just misunderstood your first post and therefore his answer is not to the point.

Just my 2 cents.
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:12 AM   #7
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It snaps always to the offset.. You have not set any snap offset in your gif. Your snap offset is 0.
sorry i did not understand! maybe i am using the wrong terminology? what am i doing wrong?
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