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Old 10-24-2016, 02:45 AM   #1
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I'd like to see an option in the Actions List which, when checked, will exclude the selected action from the undo history.

Reason - I have created custom actions for transport Play and Stop, and these get used A LOT - far more than any other action/command. Therefore, the Undo History fills up pretty quickly with a long list of "Play/Stop' commands, and other edits/changes get buried deep within it.

This would prevent the undo history from becoming cluttered and make it easier to find a needed undo point. It will also prevent the Undo History from filling up too quickly and possibly losing earlier edits because it exceeds the limit. Yes, I know it's possible to increase the limit, but even so.

A simple checkbox would suffice (don't include in Undo History) so that when an action is selected, the user can decide to have it in Undo or not.

I'm sure other Reaperites have actions they would rather exclude from Undo, so support this request if you are one.
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:25 AM   #2
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Yeah, it would help in some difficult situations.
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Old 10-25-2016, 10:58 PM   #3
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Bumpity bump

And thanks to those who've voted so far.
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Old 10-26-2016, 03:12 AM   #4
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It would be extremely useful. For example, if we want to have some custom actions using transport, we really don't need to undo stop or go forward.
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Old 01-17-2017, 02:41 PM   #5
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Kind of surprised that nobody is pushing this request.
I use the BBPlay/Pause/Stop script for my transport and in a way renders sometimes the undo list useless. There are several actions which are more of a cosmetic/viewing thingie were an undo point isn't desirable...

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I use the BBPlay/Pause/Stop script for my transport and in a way renders sometimes the undo list useless. There are several actions which are more of a cosmetic/viewing thingie were an undo point isn't desirable...

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Old 01-26-2017, 08:38 AM   #7
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+1.

I use a custom action for play and it really clutters up the undo history.
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We could combine these two FR's: https://forum.cockos.com/showthread.php?t=119798
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Old 01-21-2018, 09:29 AM   #9
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+1, there are way too many custom start / stop commands here as well. Would be great if we could exclude them.
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Unable to vote, but +100 yes please!
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Old 08-02-2018, 06:04 AM   #11
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Maybe, even better: The ability to filter the undo history by type of actions. So you could colour all "selection" actions yellow, "transport" actions blue and whatnot. And maybe decide to have certain types hidden.

This way you could have them all visible but could find that important red item (or whatever) quickly amongst all those green ones. Or have the green ones not show at all.

And, because it's reaper: All the colours are configurable, of course
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This would be really useful. Sometimes I have to press Cmd+Z several times to undo what I just did a few seconds ago.
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Old 11-12-2019, 02:18 PM   #13
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Yes, that's also one of my gripes. Pressing undo more often than needed.
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