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XL4 Status jan 30

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  1. smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    xLights Status as of jan 30
    XLights 4 Status Jan 30 on Vimeo


    As a reminder we capture xLight 4.0 issues on the xLights forum.
    http://nutcracker123.com/forum/index.php


    New open incorporates convert. Meta tags completed
    import audacity timing when opening files
    Convert/Open will delete effect 2 if your effect is 100% on effect 1 and morph is not checked. This makes saving faster since we dont need to render effect 2 as you are not using it.
    Save to fseq is working, rendered effects show in preview window in Sequencer tab.
    Ability to grab a section of the timing marks and move them as a group or delete them
    more tool bars now connected (zoom in, out, play, stop,.etc.)
    Perspective is saved. This means if you drag windows, size them, move them the next time you come in you get your customized layout.




    This is still alpha code, we do not have the xml save done. There are still things that crash program (Like opening a v3 xsq file). We have not connected export, we do not have the Papagayo tab converted to v4.


    I would say we are now more than 80% done and expect a beta release in the next 2-3 weeks. Beta release will be able to open any sequence u used in 2014 and get it to convert and play back exactly like it did last season.


    Dave Pitts, Gil Jones and Dan Kulp are the three people doing most of the heavy lifting as of now.


    It is looking very good. There are no major blockers That I foresee so expect beta release in February.


    Thanks to the dev team for getting XL4 this far!


    sean
     
  2. Habbosrus

    Habbosrus New house (again) 2017

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    Outstanding effort fella's. Thanks for all your hard work. Looking forward to testing the beta product.
     
  3. mararunr

    mararunr Here to learn! (and share)

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    Thank you for keeping us updated on progress.
     
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    Great Work and thanks for the updates, looking forward to the first release!!
    cheers Boof63
     
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    Thanks for the update.
     
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    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Any idea when there will be a version for people to play with Sean? Dave Pitts has been in chat lots but I keep forgetting to ask him. There's a few meet and greets next weekend and XL4 would be good to talk about. That and Daves new boards are expected to be talked about.
     
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    bjpc2716 need more lights to light up the world

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    8) good one alan I wish it was out now
     
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    Looks like first or second week in March for general release for beta. There are changes daily in the developers
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