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Popup Warning for: You pressed the letter "A" and now won't see Record and Monitor buttons until you press "A" again

+4 votes
asked May 21, 2022 in Editing by jeffreyschmitt (1,700 points)

Accidentally pressing the letter "A" and then wondering what happened to the Record and Monitor buttons is a pitfall that probably every Studio One user has run into and it's certainly one of the top recurring questions on Studio One forums ("My Record button is gone! How do I get it back?").

This request is for a popup warning that says something like “You pressed the [A] key, which puts the system into Automation Mode. Don’t worry, that’s not as scary as it sounds, but it does mean you won’t see the Record or Monitor buttons until you press [A] again.  (Click here to never see this warning again: □)”

That’d save new users a little frustration as they learn their way around Studio One.

3 Answers

+2 votes
answered May 21, 2022 by cathyevans (180 points)
I would really like this as an option
+2 votes
answered May 21, 2022 by GreyLion (190 points)
I had this happen to me a few weeks ago. Had no idea what had happpened. Annoying, and little time for random preventable trouble-shooting.
+2 votes
answered May 22, 2022 by jacquessteyn1 (1,510 points)
I support this request.
It also goes for several other functions. With the extremely small function icons (even on a large screen) it is easy to inadvertently press something when one's brain is focused elsewhere. And then it takes a loooong time to figure out why things have suddenly changed.