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"Proxy/Timecode" check box on individual VSE video strips is ignored, and proxy is always used if present
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The "Proxy/Timecode" check box doesn't have any effect - if the preview pane is set to a proxy size and there are proxy files present, they are used.

Not a massive problem but annoying if you're using a low-quality proxy (to save space) but want to turn it off to see the original.

Fix incoming.

Versions affected:
2.78; master with hash: 69dbeec;

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Add a video strip to the VSE
  2. Tick the "Proxy/Timecode" box, set JPEG quality very low e.g. 20 (to make it easy to see the difference) click the "rebuild proxy" button to create the default 25% proxy AVI, let it finish
  3. Set preview to 25% proxy
  4. Seek around, observe that the proxy is used by seeing JPEG artifacts
  5. Untick the "Proxy/Timecode" box, seek around some more - proxy is still used

Event Timeline

Joey Ferwerda (TheOnlyJoey) lowered the priority of this task from 90 to 50.Feb 8 2017, 3:42 PM

"Fix incoming." Are you patching this yourself?
Can confirm in any case!

Patch made, just have to twist the arm of one of the devs to commit it :o)

Can you build & test the fix? (D2504)

Richard Antalik (ISS) changed the task status from Unknown Status to Resolved.Jun 7 2019, 2:21 PM

Fixed in aa003c73245f