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0000275Cinelerra-GG[All Projects] Featurepublic2019-07-26 12:11
ReporterPhyllisSmithAssigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000275: Cropping tool in the Compositor does not Crop as expected.
DescriptionIt looks like the crop tool in the Compositor applies the crop to every track and indeed to the current project (???) and so can not crop a single track.

Sam had created a short video showing how to crop by working with the projector and camera automation:
    https://streamable.com/iq08i
There needs to be a better way to crop the way users expect it to work -- maybe the results Sam demonstrated can be put into a crop tool so that the manual setup work can be avoided.
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Olaf

Olaf

2019-07-26 08:53

reporter   ~0001984

#+BEGIN_QUOTE Phyllis Smith, 20 Oct 2018
> GG looked at this and it is working as programmed, but does not think it
> makes sense to change the format like it does. This is the original HV
> code. I personally think it is crazy. Do you have recommendations of what
> would seem more correct? Meanwhile, changing the translation would be
> better. Not sure what the correct words for this would be. gg/Phyllis
#+END_QUOTE
Message-ID: <[email protected]om>

The translation was then changed by me (de.po):
msgstr: "Crop a layer or output (F7). Changes image format and aspect ratio of the project"
"msgid" has not been changed yet.

The shown solution with camera and projector worked for the forum, but is not a replacement for the cropping tool, because the aspect ratio cannot be changed with it. (Sam certainly knows that.)

The "easiest" solution would be to add a switch to the crop dialog that determines whether only the active layers are cropped or the whole project.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-07-25 20:38 PhyllisSmith New Issue
2019-07-26 08:53 Olaf Note Added: 0001984