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JefHaugh  
#1 Posted : Monday, November 23, 2020 11:09:04 AM(UTC)
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When I run a playlist, the next input pushes the old to the preview window. I would love it if the upcoming input were shown the the preview window.
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#2 Posted : Monday, November 23, 2020 6:04:31 PM(UTC)
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This is normal behaviour and your request makes no sense: the principle of a playlist is to run unattended "automatically". Why would you need a preview for next input?
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:20:13 AM(UTC)
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I run a worship service each week with vMix. My playlist changes week to week (adding or removing elements) and the playlist really does makes my life easier. But since I don't have the playlist showing, having the next input showing in the preview window could prevent a problem.

Besides, for my purposes, seeing what's coming is better than what has already been shown.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:13:51 AM(UTC)
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The very concept of a playlist is to make sure that each item is as it must be PRIOR to the show...
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:30:32 PM(UTC)
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Showing a preview just helps me catch mistakes. Besides, what use is showing the previous input? What's the harm?

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#6 Posted : Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:52:08 PM(UTC)
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There's no harm, it's just the way it works.
A Playlist sends elements in PGM at once 'cos it's designed to run UNATTENDED.
Sending them in PVW makes no sense 'cos it would require to send them before they're supposed to play and would require a second command to switch from PVW to PGM. A Playlist has an internal mechanism to trigger next element on previous element completion. That's the very nature of a playlist.
A Playlist is supposed to be built correctly and it shows in the list what's next in the right order...
If this design does not suit you (although it's logical), just go manual...
JessShake  
#7 Posted : Monday, November 8, 2021 2:40:15 PM(UTC)
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Respectfully, showing the next item in preview makes perfect sense, especially if you're running the playlist in manual mode. It's a PREVIEW window, not POSTVIEW, after all. Just because it may be difficult to program does not make it illogical from an end user's point of view. The preview window is there for you to confirm what you're going to see live before you switch to it. The playlist function offers a very nice manual mode to let you click through a series of inputs. It would be that much more handy if you could see a preview before you switch to the next input. It would be very useful to me, and I believe for others as well. Showing the most recent slide in preview may make sense from a programming perspective, but it serves no useful purpose from an operator's perspective.

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#8 Posted : Saturday, November 27, 2021 6:07:46 AM(UTC)
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+1 - as an option, when in "Playlist Mode"
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