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wiki:software:winccdtlong [2019/08/09 11:33]
dizwell [5.0 Running CCDT]
wiki:software:winccdtlong [2019/08/24 16:36]
dizwell [5.0 Running CCDT]
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-You'll find that CCDT now runs almost exactly as it would on a native Linux operating system. There'​s just one exception: in Option 2, when you specify the name of the composition,​ you would expect, on a Linux PC, to be able to press Ctrl+Shift+V to paste in the current directory name as the composition name. This functionality doesn'​t ​(yet) work on the Windows+Cygwin version. ​Howeverthe name of the directory is still correctly ​displayed ​in the header area of the screen, so you can still use your mouse to manually highlight ​that, right-click ​and copythen right-click ​and paste. ​The //​equivalent// ​functionality ​still existsthereforethough it'​s ​not quite as convenient ​as it is with the Ctrl+Shift+V ​shortcut.+You'll find that CCDT now runs //almost// exactly as it would on a native Linux operating system. There'​s just one exception: in Option 2, when you specify the name of the composition,​ you would expect, on a Linux PC, to be able to press Ctrl+Shift+V to paste in the current directory name as the composition name. This functionality doesn'​t, however, ​work on the Windows+Cygwin version. ​ 
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 +Fortunatelythere are a couple ​of workarounds. In the first place, the current ​directory ​name is still **displayed** at the top left of the screen ​when you take Option 2, so you could simply ​use your mouse to manually highlight ​and right-click+copy then right-click+paste that into the appropriate entry field when prompted. 
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 +But the rather subtler fix -which provides almost identical ​functionality ​as you'd get on Linux- is as follows: 
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 +  * Start a background xserver before launching any instances of CCDT (i.e.type **startxwin &** as the first thing you launch in a Cygwin session) 
 +  * Set a DISPLAY variable correctly (i.e.type **export DISPLAY=:​0.0** so that Cygwin knows how to connect to your new xserver 
 +  * Now launch CCDT as normal 
 +  * When you take option 2 to provide the composition name, press **Shift+Insert** to paste in the current directory'​s ​name 
 + 
 +Note that this Shift+Insert key combo only works if you've switched them on as a Cygwin shortcut. That means you need to click the Cygwin logo at the top-left of a running Cygwin terminal session, click **Options** and then click **Keys**: 
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 +The first checkbox shown in the '​Shortcuts'​ section there needs to be switched on, basically. Once you've set it on for one Cygwin session, it will remain switched on as an option for all future Cygwin sessions, so it's strictly a one-time set-and-forget affair.  
 + 
 +Once you've set it to be on, then you can use Shift+Insert as a quick way to paste. If you've remembered to launch an xserver and set the DISPLAY variable before running CCDT (which, unfortunately,​ isn't a set-and-forget affair, but must be done every time you start a new Cygwin session), then your current directory name is auto-copied into the clipboard as CCDT starts... at which point, Shift+Insert can then paste it into the appropriate place once Option 2 has been taken. 
 + 
 +Anyway: apart from that one small twist, where Ctrl+Shift+V ​becomes Shift+Insert,​ you can now run CCDT on Windows to tag up your audio files to the same high standard as you can on Linux. 
  
-Anyway: apart from that one small glitch (which I'll try to get fixed ASAP), you can now run CCDT on Windows to tag up your audio files to the same high standard as you can on Linux. 
wiki/software/winccdtlong.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/05 15:58 by dizwell