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matkeane  
#1 Posted : Monday, August 9, 2021 6:43:26 PM(UTC)
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Dynamic shortcuts are extremely useful, and have made adding multiple shortcuts for similar tasks much, much easier. It would be even better if we could use dynamic values for all parameters in shortcuts.

It would be great if a Dynamic Value (assuming it contains an integer) could be used in any parameter requiring an integer value (and fail if out of bounds, such as an illegal layer index).

For example, the SetMultiViewOverlay shortcut requires 3 parameters - 2 of which can be specified using dynamic inputs, but the Layer Index parameter doesn't accept dynamic values.
There is a thread here about using dynamic values for switching Multiview layers: https://forums.vmix.com/...s-to-layers-in-multiview

Likewise, the DataSourceSelectRow shortcut cannot be specified using a dynamic value for the Index.
Speaker order sometimes changes, so I'd like to be able to store the Index of the following speaker's title in a variable, and then call the DataSourceSelectRow shortcut during the next transition.

I realise that I could use scripts to achieve this, but being able to use dynamic values directly in shortcuts - especially with external controllers such as the StreamDeck - would make things easier (and more dynamic!).
iperione  
#2 Posted : Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:41:48 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: matkeane Go to Quoted Post
Dynamic shortcuts are extremely useful, and have made adding multiple shortcuts for similar tasks much, much easier. It would be even better if we could use dynamic values for all parameters in shortcuts.

It would be great if a Dynamic Value (assuming it contains an integer) could be used in any parameter requiring an integer value (and fail if out of bounds, such as an illegal layer index).

For example, the SetMultiViewOverlay shortcut requires 3 parameters - 2 of which can be specified using dynamic inputs, but the Layer Index parameter doesn't accept dynamic values.
There is a thread here about using dynamic values for switching Multiview layers: https://forums.vmix.com/...s-to-layers-in-multiview

Likewise, the DataSourceSelectRow shortcut cannot be specified using a dynamic value for the Index.
Speaker order sometimes changes, so I'd like to be able to store the Index of the following speaker's title in a variable, and then call the DataSourceSelectRow shortcut during the next transition.

I realise that I could use scripts to achieve this, but being able to use dynamic values directly in shortcuts - especially with external controllers such as the StreamDeck - would make things easier (and more dynamic!).


Yes, more or less is what I'm saying in our discussion.
You should not only extend the use of DynamicValue to the most of the parameters, but it would be great even to have different kind of variables....

IE DynamicValueString1...
DynamicValueInteger1....
DynamicValue1... (that should be a real number)



Martin Block  
#3 Posted : Sunday, September 12, 2021 12:03:30 PM(UTC)
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