This would allow for some really nice stream of conscious note taking on a mix or composition or lyrics or whatever.
Notepad does focus the keyboard, so whereby normally pressing Insert for me inserts a marker onto a marker track this is ignored.
Thus, ‘Insert’ key could be used for this function in Notepad to insert the project time at the text-cursor.
It would make it very nice for the user to type quick point form notes and ideas,
0:00:59.200 make the riser bigger
0:01:20.441 harshness, add stereo wide/delay
This could be taken further, and utilize some basic code language symbol protocol that would designate these time stamps as being the utilized function… in which, there could be a button to turn them into markers on a specified or new marker track
example, using this ‘Insert’ project time function would show up as this
!0:00:59.200 make the riser bigger
!0:01:20.441 harshness, add stereo wide/delay
the program would see the ‘!’ exclamation mark as a marker symbol and insert a marker at that time designated message with that text as the marker text.
This would also allow someone to bounce a render, and then take notes into NotePad, to later copy back into Cubase and transfer them to markers. Or to email a record label, producer, the client etc, and as long as they know how to stay in the !0:00:00.000 format, their notes can be easily imported.
Would work for both Channel notes, and project notes.