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Offline dmoore

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Since LightShow Pro is so different than other sequencing applications on the market, it can take some time to figure out how to do some tasks, sometimes even simple ones.  In this thread I am going to post tips and tricks on using LSP V2.

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2011, »
Even though hundreds and hundreds of bugs were fixed thoughout LSP V2's development, it's still possible that you may run into a problem that was not uncovered during beta testing.  Want to know the secret to getting your issue resolved quickly?  It starts with properly reporting it.  Here is what I'd recommend doing if you run into a problem or have a feature request with LSP V2:

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2011, »
David -

will you please report as a BUG, if your isp blocks outbound port 25 except to their own mail server, you can not use the bug reporting tool.....

He needs to change it to a http post function to a secure script on his website or something, I can not post any bug/feature requests via the program

Most ISPs block outbound port 25 except for their own mail server to prevent outbound spam from their networks....

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Myk



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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2011, »
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David -

will you please report as a BUG, if your isp blocks outbound port 25 except to their own mail server, you can not use the bug reporting tool.....

Done - this has been reported as issue #389 for a switch from port 25 to HTTP post.

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David

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LightShow Pro User Interface Basics Part 1
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2011, »
This video just shows some of the basic parts of moving around the ribbon in LSP V2:

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(additional follow-up video to come)

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2011, »
This is the second UI basics video:

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2011, »
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Even though hundreds and hundreds of bugs were fixed thoughout LSP V2's development, it's still possible that you may run into a problem that was not uncovered during beta testing.  Want to know the secret to getting your issue resolved quickly?  It starts with properly reporting it.  Here is what I'd recommend doing if you run into a problem or have a feature request with LSP V2:

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This is also listed in the tips and tricks section of LSP
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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2011, »
Can't report if if port 25 or a proxie is mixed.in there

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2011, »
I just want to thank EVERYONE who so unselfishly share their knowledge and in doing so, make ALL of our displays SO much better!!!!!! <res. THANK YOU!!!!

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2011, »
yes, Davids videos explained alot yesterday

Thank you for taking the time...

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2011, »
In case you have not already done so - I highly recommend watching two of the videos from LightShow Pro that provide an overview of new V2 features:

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Glance at new features and functionality in the v2 version of LightShow Pro. including Advanced multipattern transitions, non-cliping video rotations, autonmous timings, pattern and effect transforms, active mouse mode, timing highlight layers !

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•converted files are a fraction of the size
•multi-threaded optimization queue
•sequencing performance.
•auto-blend feature in the rgb color selector.
•ctrl-select with any tool will fill the selected area.
•drag patterns have full preview
•copy / paste is beautiful and consistent!
•complete sequence grid undo/redo engine(ctrl-z & ctrl-y)
•faster screen performance
•several new options on how timings are displayed.

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2011, »
If you have a specific area (not a specific setup) you'd like a how-to video created for, please feel free to post that request in this thread.

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2011, »
Thanks David,

 I enjoyed what part of you classes on LSP I could make but I was not able to make all three and only part of two of them. You did an excellent job on them.

RJ
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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2011, »
Hi David,

I would really like to see a video for those of us that are not using RGB everything, and still use LED or incan lighting mostly and how you can use the tools of LSP 2.0 to group controllers to a color and use the rgb tools.  i know david posted a video last year for that, but i would like to see an updated one with the new tools and features.


Could you also maybe do an old vs new video to show old users what has changed and what does what now?

Thanks

Josh

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Re: LightShow Pro V2 Tips and Tricks - LSP in a nut shell
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2011, »
I would also like to see this. Thank you in advance!

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