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  • Sun, Jan 4 2015 2:28 PM

    • S.Clements
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    Track Colour "Default" button does not return track to default colour - longstanding bug?

    Has anyone noticed this?  If you go to your timeline fast menu and change the track colour, you can't change it back to the default (eg. light blue for audio tracks) by pressing the "default" button there.  Instead you get some useless grey track colour.  The only way to then revert back to default is to go into interface settings and check the boxes for default track colour settings.  Of course this is a small thing, but it's been like this for a long time and hasn't been fixed.

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  • Sun, Jan 4 2015 4:07 PM In reply to

    Re: Track Colour "Default" button does not return track to default colour - longstanding bug?

    To be honest, I have no idea why there's a checkbox for default colors, or why those colors should be different from what appear to be the newer default colors.  When I started with MC in 1997, the default colors were tan for video tracks and grey for audio tracks.  I like them that way, so I keep the check boxes unchecked.

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  • Sun, Jan 4 2015 4:17 PM In reply to

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    Re: Track Colour "Default" button does not return track to default colour - longstanding bug?

    I always thought this was a clever trick by Avid to get new users to actually explore the settings options.

  • Sun, Jan 4 2015 4:33 PM In reply to

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    Re: Track Colour "Default" button does not return track to default colour - longstanding bug?

    smrpix:

    I always thought this was a clever trick by Avid to get new users to actually explore the settings options.

     

    :-)

     

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