Pro Channel VU meter hidden

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2010/12/09 13:07:47 (permalink)

Pro Channel VU meter hidden

I installed Sonar X1 on my HP laptop w/15.1" LCD running 1366 x 768 resolution under Windows 7 64.  When I select ProChannel in the Track Inspector, the VU meter is hidden from the top of the strip.  The only way I can view it is to change to the compact mode and then resize the strip until I see the VU meter.  I called Support today and was shown how to use the Console view and then select ProChannel to see the full strip. 
 
Does anyone know of a solution to this?  I would like to be able to see ALL of the ProChannel from the Track Inspector using the normal view mode.  The 1366 x 768 resolution is the highest I can get out of the HP laptop. 
 
Other than that, do problems with running my 8.5.3 songs - mostly audio. 
 
Thanks all. 
 
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    Brian Desmond [Cakewalk]
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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 13:32:29 (permalink)
    Hi Rimshot,

    One thing you can do is undock the inspector.  At your resolution with the Inspector undocked, using CompactEQ you should be able to see the whole ProChannel.

    I hope this helps a bit.
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    mauryw
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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 16:58:26 (permalink)
    I have the same problem on my laptop with the highest res of 1028.  I don't think it is resolution.  There is no slider to let you move the channel to see the compressor.  How can I fix it?

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    perfectprint
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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 17:27:06 (permalink)
    I have noticed this issue too, even on my desktop. A slider would help, although hitting C to hide the control bar helps.

    It would be nice to have the control bars presence stored in Screenshots also. Currently no information about the control bar is stored.

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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 17:34:08 (permalink)
    Sorry to say guys but:

    System Requirements
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (32-bit)/Vista Service Pack 2 (32- or 64-bit)/Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit)*
    • Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.67 GHz/AMD Phenom Quad Core 9750 2.4 Ghz
    • 2 GB RAM
    • 1280x800 minimum screen resolution
    • 4.5GB for minimal installation, 15GB for complete installation
    • SONAR on DVD: DVD-ROM, DVD+/-R or DVD+/-RW Drive
    • SONAR download: Broadband or better internet connection for download
    • Cakewalk Publisher requires available web server space with FTP access

    taken from : http://www.cakewalk.com/P...px/System-Requirements

    *bold resolution requirement by me*



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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 17:47:19 (permalink)
    But I'm having the same problem, and I'm at 1440 x 900 - well over the minimum screen resolution. 
     
    Allowing the mouse-wheel to scroll the Pro Channel GUI up and down would be the most elegent solution, imho.
     
     
    EDIT: fixed typo
    post edited by Dream Logic Audio - 2010/12/09 17:48:22

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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 18:13:17 (permalink)
    Dream Logic Audio


    But I'm having the same problem, and I'm at 1440 x 900 - well over the minimum screen resolution. 
     
    Allowing the mouse-wheel to scroll the Pro Channel GUI up and down would be the most elegent solution, imho.
     
     


    Hmm, as I do not have X1 I can't help, but maybe you are in a layout which doesn't allow Pro Channel to expand fully? Just an idea of course, can't think of anything else!

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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 18:36:25 (permalink)
    The problem happens when you have the Pro Channel docked on the left or right.  Here a screenshot that shows how it looks on the left-side of my 1440x900 screen:
     


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    Re:Pro Channel VU meter hidden 2010/12/09 18:48:17 (permalink)
    It fits nicely on my secondary 17" square monitor, but on my 20" widescreen and laptop I see this problem.

    "Allowing the mouse-wheel to scroll the Pro Channel GUI up and down would be the most elegent solution, imho"

    So true. I cant believe this was overlooked.

    thegeek, buy X1, then maybe you can help out

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