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    Bug Report: Spelling

    LOR Version: 5.2.2 Spelling error, Viiew as opposed to View https://www.dropbox.com/s/su3xm2aofw1qssn/2019 02 Spelling.png?dl=0
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    Preview Expansion

    LOL well crikey..... Only been two years I've struggled
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    Preview Expansion

    also could you make it so the preview window can "pop out" of the main window. I have dual screens and it would be nice to maximize one screen for sequencing and the other screen for stuff like previews.
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    S5 DMX sequencing for moving heads

    Matt, Remember the conversation we had last year about creating a prop and how it would be easier for some standard DMX activities setup could be done better at that point. We were talking about LASERs at the time where DMX channels 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 may get you one graphic if set to specific values and a different graphic if set to other values. We spoke that it would just be easier to set up a prop as the graphic then set it up again as another prop for the other graphic as opposed to faffing about with multiple channels and multiple levels in the sequencer. N
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    Papagayo to LOR S5

    Matt, When are you starting up the next beta runs? Nick
  6. James - OK no problem here it is (ndutton "at" the-brit.com)
  7. Guys, Can I jump in on this one? (I believe you have my contact info already N
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    Continue The Story In 4 Words...

    Oh F F S
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    Shout out to JR and Morris

    I whole heartedly agree - Stella job guys!
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    Songs 2 and 3 With Pyro!!

    I had looked at some of those DMX cold spark generators for a similar effect. I didnt get around to it though: https://www.ebay.com/itm/SF007-COLOR-1-Reusable-DMX-control-COLOR-COLD-PYRO-machine/273440206677?hash=item3faa4e6f55:g:q3kAAOSwq9ZbjT8k:rk:4:pf:0
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    Interesting you chose to do this. I also did the same thing but used DMX instead of LOR. I think both is a good option. I did find the I had an issue running the DMX as a background sequence, not sure why, but I moved the animations into the main sequences and everything fixed itself - I do need to go back and investigate and that is Q1 2019's task I used this : https://www.ebay.com/itm/16-Channel-DMX-Controller-Relay-Switch-Dimmer-Kit-16-Way-Relay-Switch-DJ-Eq-L6W6-/132698852031?hash=item1ee577cabf Not sure if there are pros/cons either way. I would think the LOR version is more robust/flexible but the DMX version is cheap enough that you can pop them anywhere.
  12. I've actually found S5 sequencer is pretty intuitive, I really didn't need much documentation while using it. The biggest issue's I've found is knowing the shortcuts By comparison - Superstar, that's the one I struggle to use without videos and documents...
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    Channel Count

    I know how to run a report that specifies how many channels and other statistical information I have in my display (or preview), but is there any way of finding out "automatically" what any given sequence contains? I'd like to add a tech website to the display next year (I am in Silicon Valley so plenty of like minded nerds that would appreciate the random data), and rather that just give the tech data on the entire display, it would be cool to add trivia to particular sequences. N
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    Channel Count

    @dibblejr (JR) if it weren't for you I wouldn't have gotten anywhere near as far as I did. I really do appreciate all the help you personally gave me this year... Thanks very much for that.
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    Channel Count

    @PhilMassey...... because I never actually have managed to 100% finish sequencing anything
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    P10 panels

    Jim, I haven't used the FPP yet but correct me if I am wrong but I assume this is how it works. LOR configured to output to an IP address (as you do with a falcon pixel controller (eg pixel controllers.com)), the IP address LOR dumps to is a "circuit board, just like a pixel controller" which in this case the FPP. The FPP when set in bridge mode effectively dumps those light signals out on the P10. When not in bridge mode the FPP instead looks for a sequence stored locally on an SD card or other local storage and dumps the locally stored sequence instead. N
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    Channel Count

    well a specific sequence may not use all lights/channels in the preview. It would be interesting to say: Our Show has 12K channels total Song 1: 5468 channels Song 2: 8906 Channrels Song 3: our most illuminating sequence 11212 channels Song 4: Only 238 channels used in this little number
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    P10 panels

    and i already order the parts to make it part of the 2019 display
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    Matt, Here is another enhancement for you to consider for the 2019 enhancements. This time it is with respect to the count down in the motion generator. Currently you have it only allowing for minutes worth of countdown, but what if during December I wanted to countdown to new year on a matrix? My suggestion is to modify the countdown module so that I can countdown to a given date. (eg. New Year). The trick obviously is how do you do that in a sequence that could be played at any time and even then, how to use a matrix to one moment show a pinwheel and the next to show an updated time. Somewhere in one of the utilities NTP needs to be collected from the internet and then the player can work out the delta between NTP and the target time. N
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    16CCR Sequence into Matrix

    There is no rotation, i wish there was but there isn’t. However here is a cheat for you. You will need version 5 of the lighting suite. Create both the tree and the matrix props. I assume you have the sup file for the tree. I the sequencer “insert superstar effect” on the tree. This will open superstar where you simply open the sup file and then immediately quite superstar. The suerstar sequence will now be done for the tree. Here is how the cheat happens... Now select the matrix and right click to insert a motion effect. Select movie and navigate to the files associated to your sequence. You will find a video in that folder with a cryptic file name - pick that. It’s basically the playback file created by superstar for sequencer. N
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    Hung Show

    Well i thought preloading fixed it but it hung again tonight, on a totally different song also.... I use LORShow.exe to build the show.
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    Hung Show

    Comments based on 5.2.2 PRO @Matt, Yesterday in my "random sequence show" the whole show hung mid song at one point and I shut down the show and restarted it. Laziness took over and rather than debug, it was just one of those things, will move on, Today the same thing happened again, so a quick WTF moment and I realized from the logs that it happened during the same song, coincidence - I doubt it. As such - does it make sense I zip up the whole sequence along with the assets and send it to you somewhere. Its obviously clipping some limit somewhere. Maybe a memory leak or some out of bound operation? thoughts. Nick
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    Hung Show

    @rabeiler check out my other thread, i found when i preloaded the sequences my show started doing the right thing. Maybe something to try? ,
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    Live Show Edits

    I think this was my mistake. Previously i have preloaded the sequences, this year I accidentally had each sequence load as required. I *think* when you preload the sequences they get locked and therefore cant be edited. This year because i forgot to do that i can edit. on a side note since realizing this i went back to a preload situation and the whole show has been a lot more stable and so far hasn’t hung. Might be something to investigate with respect to my other thread. n