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waveform~ vertical time lines

Jun 27 2009 | 12:39 pm

is there a way to get 8 vertical parralel lines across the waveform?

Jun 27 2009 | 2:15 pm

Not the most elegant way, but it works (using multislider).


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Jun 27 2009 | 3:44 pm

aight, thanks for that. exactly what i mean. but indeed a bit of a rusty way.
is there a manner of doing this with settings in waveform~’s inspector?

Jun 28 2009 | 10:53 am

If you use the grid feature, you can scale it to the display size and get a grid at whatever spacing you want. So if your sample is 10 seconds long (info~ gives 10000 msec), and you want a spacing of 8, multiply the total length by the reciprocal (one-eighth) of that amount: grid 1250. Or you could cut it up any way you want with different values, though there’s a limit to how close waveform~ will draw the lines.

If you move/zoom around you might want to match the grid to the new length (use display start/length values to calculate), though the multiplier would stay the same. Depends if you want an absolute versus a relative grid display.

Jun 29 2009 | 10:45 am


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