Avid Pro Audio Community

Avid Pro Audio Community

How to Join & Post  •  Community Terms of Use  •  Help Us Help You

Knowledge Base Search  •  Community Search  •  Learn & Support


Avid Home Page

Go Back   Avid Pro Audio Community > Pro Tools Software > Pro Tools 2019

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-11-2019, 04:48 PM
jscomposer jscomposer is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: The Boogie Woogie
Posts: 384
Default Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

http://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?t=396480

This merits a new thread in the latest, 2019 version (also because that thread title isn't clear that we're talking about the MIDI edit window). I wanna emphasize that Avid ought to just redesign the cursor, as opposed to us blowing it up or using a 3rd party app to find it. Upping the monitor brightness helps, but it should be just as easily visible when dimmer, like every other cursor in PT (and every cursor in every other app out there). Broken black lines not even fully outlined in white, against a greyscale background.... It's just a poor cursor design. I'm not asking or expecting them to implement slick MIDI tricks from other DAWs. A mere cursor that I don't have to repeatedly waste time locating would be a big improvement to workflow/efficiency/enjoyability.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-11-2019, 06:08 PM
Cutlerbri Cutlerbri is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Seattle
Posts: 265
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

+1
__________________
Brian
See profile page for system details
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-11-2019, 06:57 PM
Panacci Panacci is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 205
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

Here here !!!!
__________________
2009 8 Core Mac 5.1, (32 gigs Ram), 2011 MacBookPro , 828MKIII Hybrid , 8Pre, OSX High Sierra/Sierra, DP10, MachV3, PT12 Vanilla (latest) , Peak 7, Logic 9 ,WaveLab 9.5, DSP-Quattro 5 ,many plugins , mics and synths. http://www.panaccimusic.com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-12-2019, 09:06 AM
Ben Jenssen's Avatar
Ben Jenssen Ben Jenssen is online now
Member
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Oslo
Posts: 3,061
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

In case someone finds it useful: on mac, you can increase the overall size of the pointer across all apps in systemsettings, accessability, screen.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-12-2019, 09:25 AM
falcowe's Avatar
falcowe falcowe is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: United States Nashville, TN
Posts: 19
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

+1
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-12-2019, 10:25 AM
TOM@METRO's Avatar
TOM@METRO TOM@METRO is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 16,980
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

Nice suggestion.
__________________
~ tom thomas

Formerly hobotom

Pro Tools Ultimate 2019.10 HDX
HD Omni and 192 I/Os
Windows 10
Intel Hexcore i7
All Samsung Pro SSDs
Ampex MM1200 2" 24 trk tape
Outboard: UREI, Eventide, Lexicon, Yamaha, TC Electronics, Orban, ART, EchoAudio, Dolby, Hughes, API, Neve, Audio Arts, BBE, Aphex, Berringer, MOTU, dbx, Allison, etc.
Plug-ins: Too many to talk about.

www.metrostudios.com
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-12-2019, 02:52 PM
xrekcor's Avatar
xrekcor xrekcor is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Australia
Posts: 760
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

+1 with slightly fading eyesight it isn’t easy..... I would love to see perhaps some sort of transparent glow of sorts around the cursor perhaps even the ability to change in relation to the background.

On a Mac at least if you wiggle the pointer grows larger for a split second allowing you see it’s location..... but it used to be a bit of a search at times to locate it on screen.
__________________
Rob
———————————————————————————
MBP 15” 2018 macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Touch Bar and ID
2.2GHz 6 core 8 gen Intel Core i7 processor (TB’s to 4.1GHz)
32 Gb of 2400MHz DDR4, 1T SSD, Magic Mouse and Keyboard
Pro Tools 2019.6-23.# - HEAT applied, Cubase 9.5,
Yamaha TF5, UR44, BEHA4700
........and a bowl of M&M's
———————————————————————————
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-12-2019, 04:14 PM
The Weed's Avatar
The Weed The Weed is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,167
Default Re: Simplest update request ever: a midi smart tool cursor we can SEE

In Windows go to Control Panel>Mouse>Pointer Options and check "Show location of pointer when I press the CTRL key"
__________________
Take your projects to the next level with a
non-union national read at a reasonable rate
Demos: brucehayward dot com
Source-Connect: brucehayward
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PT 10 Smart Tool Cursor bug/weirdness JWalkerPostAudio Post - Surround - Video 9 02-22-2013 10:44 AM
Help editing MIDI with smart tool in PT8 alx002 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 13 12-18-2010 11:22 AM
Smart Tool in MIDI Editing in PT8 erant1 Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 9 12-15-2010 07:54 AM
Smart Tool / Pencil Tool in Midi Editor AndyJCP 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 11 04-26-2009 09:08 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:41 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com