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Postby renowden » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:35 pm

I think I have found a small bug. WC will quite happily record a huge file (2.67GB when I stopped) that it can't subsequently open to process. No immediate problem, I split it up using Audacity but there should probably be a check somewhere. This is with the prod version, not got around to the Beta yet.
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Postby Derek » Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:18 am

Hi Rick

Thanks for the report. Yes, the program is supposed to stop recording at 2GB (3GB for 24-bit files). Can you let me know what 'start/stop' options you had set in the Recording window?

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Postby Glenn » Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:12 pm

This has happened to me as well. I use the manual start/stop settings.

My workaround was exactly the same as Rick's.

I would prefer it if the programme didn't stop at 2 or 3GB, as the vast majority of my recordings are unattended.

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Postby renowden » Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:21 pm

I use start on first signal (when I put the stylus down) and stop when no signal (which gives me long enough to change disks for sets). This one was exceptional as it was 6 disks.
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Postby Derek » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:05 pm

Thanks Rick

I'm still pondering what to do about this. Glenn says he'd prefer it to go on recording over the 2GB limit and I can see his point. You wouldn't want the program to shut down towards the end of a very long recording.

I may just put up a warning if you go over the limit saying the file will need to be externally split.
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Postby Glenn » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:26 pm

In my case it's happened once in over 6 years working with WC.

I don't think you need to do anything, Derek.

Just my 2p

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Postby renowden » Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:39 pm

I can see Glenn's point, just that I think that it is wrong for a program to write a file that it can't subsequently read.
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Postby Glenn » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:43 pm

I don't disagree, Rick. It's just that I'd rather Derek focus on what's more important....namely the upgrades I want.... :wink: :lol:

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