Is there a way in Ardour to jump with the playhead to a selected time? Or a Lua script somewhere?
maybe something based on the rewind script, but like a “go to position”, just asking the position to the user with a simple input dialog?
I could write it, but I couldn’t find the proper command in the Lua API…
Thanks a lot!
Various. The easiest is to just enter the position into the clock.
Another way is to use location markers. There is Menu > Transport > Markers > Locate to Marker <num>. If your keyboard has a numpad you can enter a marker number to jump there.
You can also navigate to absolute positions by clicking on markers in the mini-timeline.
Relative changes are possible using the nudge-clock, and Menu > Transport > Playhead offers a couple of other methods.
From an action script (UI context):
Session:request_locate (time_in_samples, ARDOUR.LocateTransportDisposition.MustStop, ARDOUR.TransportRequestSource.TRS_UI)
I didn’t know it is possible to edit the Clock (and how to edit it)! Thank you so much, it was exactly what I was looking for.
And thanks for the hint with Lua, I wanted to start scripting so I think this is going to be a good exercise
All the best,
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