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Metadata "Stamp Output" does not show on some effect strips.
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System Information
Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit, 32GB, 5960x (8-core), Nvidia Quadro FX 1800 (Primary) & GeForce 9800 GTX+ (Secondary)
Graphics Tablet: Wacom Bamboo Model: CTF-430 Driver Version 5.2.4-5

Blender Version
Broken: (2.79 2017-09-11 10:43 Hash: 5bd8ac9)
And: blender-2.79-948515c-win64 Tue Dec 26 02:47:33 2017
Worked: (N/A)

Short description of error


Metadata "Stamp Output" show's color but not anything else that can be an independent strip.
Doesn't show the correct strip for multi-cam as well.

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Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) triaged this task as Confirmed, Medium priority.

can confirm this.
right now only only strips of these types show their strip names: IMAGE, META, SCENE, MOVIE and COLOR.
there's a comment in the code to /* only use elements you can see - not */
I'm not sure yet of the reasoning behind that comment but no matter what I think it is reasonable to include strips of type TEXT, COLORMIX (and maybe MULTICAM as well) in the list for consistency.
fix/patch on the way...

patch here D2977: fix T53639
(note: still left out MULTICAM, would like to gather feedback first...)

MULTICAM is selecting one of multiple channels, if we want to support that then I think it should use the name of the strip in the selected channel.