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Jan 6

Fixture selection bug


by selectig and deselecting groups, are some fixtures fixtures not deselected correctly

Example : - select 2 groups - then deselect 1 group - click on FIXTUREs and you will see incorrectly deselected fixtures

See example in this video: https://youtu.be/oHEwoRmfbmo

I will test this on my console tomorrow to see if I experience the same thing.

Feb 3

...I'm curious to find out your results... I had issues like it back in December 2018... Staying tuned.




Finally had a chance to check it out today and I am not seeing the same issue as you. I tested it with several different groups and it always selected and deselected correctly. I did notice that when I turned off the group it didn't matter how long I waited to jump to the fixture page I would always see those fixtures selected for one second then they would go out. I did find a different issue with group selection while testing your issue though.


When you patch fixtures it auto generates a group for those like fixtures. If you then create a new group of different types of fixtures and select both the original group and the new group, when you shut off the auto generated group it will turn off those fixtures in the new group even though it may still be selected. It appears that the groups are based on LTP.

Feb 13

Hi ''Lights4Rent''

Thanks for verifying on your end.

1- I should clarify that my issue was happening when editing-modifying a cue that has already been created. (this could have an impact)

2- To be fair to you (and everyone else) this issue showed up before the latest January update. it may now be a non-issue. I will try it again.

3- I'll also confess in using a second-generation iPad at the time…. maybe the Safari app on it is getting long in the tooth given relative to the age of the LS-1 console. (maybe not)


I had a crazy schedule lately, but armed with the knowledge of your successful attempts, I'll go back and play with my show file again and try to recreate the issue. I'll do some A-B tests with different hardware configs to get a better idea too and re-post. Please allow me a couple of weeks - I'm swamped lately. Cheers.

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