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Olly Starkey
Hide marker comments
on Jun 12, 2019 at 9:00:30 am

Hey all.

Is it possible to hide marker comments?

I find it can get messy with overlapping marker comments, so it would be good to temporarily hide them.

This has been discussed before but I can't seem to find an answer to the problem.

Thanks


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Dave LaRonde
Re: Hide marker comments
on Jun 13, 2019 at 12:01:29 am

I don't know of any way other than to shorten the text in the comments by hand.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Kalleheikki Kannisto
Re: Hide marker comments
on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:50:14 am
Last Edited By Kalleheikki Kannisto on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:58:40 am

If you make a line break in the comment, only the first line will show in the timeline. So, if you had a comment like

"1
this is a very long explanation of what this marker really means in this composition"

you only see the "1" in the timeline.

Thus, I expect, someone with scripting experience should easily be able to make a script that adds and removes a line break to "hide" and "show" marker comments.

If you do it that way, even without the script, you can hover over the marker to see the full text.

Kalleheikki Kannisto
Senior Graphic Designer


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