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Unique numbering for presets

Discussion in 'PBC Wish List' started by Lars Bøgh, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. Lars Bøgh

    Lars Bøgh
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    Oct 15, 2017
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    It would be very nice if an unique number could be assigned to a preset, once created. - This number should stay the same, even if you drag and drop the preset.

    I like to order my presets alphabetical, but with the new feature "Alternate preset", you identify the preset via the number in the leftmost column. - Now if you create a new preset, which is moved in front of a referenced preset, preset no. 16 becomes preset no. 17. - As a result the "alternate preset" points at a wrong preset!!

    The idea should be that presets is identified in "alternate preset" via this unique number, which will stay the same no matter where you move it.
  2. shoelesscraig

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    May 30, 2017
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    I’m not sure that the above is really necessary for the user to have access to (assigning a number to presets ourselves is just more work and messy)....however, Ron he is right. Adding a preset above the alternate does make the preset that points to that alternate get off by 1. Is there a way to increment the numbers when you do this? Or do we just have to do it manually?

    I would think it could do this on its own. Similar to the way a Song knows which presets to look for even when you change the order of the presets.
  3. rjmmusic

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    Jan 18, 2010
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    Yes, I think that the best solution is to update alternate preset numbers when presets are moved, in the same way that the preset numbers within songs are updated. I will try to get that into 4.0.1.

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