[Flac] [Flac-dev] Cue sheets/Tagging question

Brian Willoughby brianw at sounds.wa.com
Tue Nov 16 14:54:54 PST 2010

By the way, could anyone else who has used the --seektable option  
chime in here with your experience?  I have not seen any other  
replies to Neil's questions, and it seems like he really needs more  
help that I can offer.


On Nov 16, 2010, at 14:45, Brian Willoughby wrote:
> I do not understand why you are giving up.  If you have "specific
> times" then why can't you convert that to seconds or samples?  It's
> just simple math to calculate the translation.  Also, I assume that
> you can use the option more than once if you have more than one track
> marker to place.
> Have you even tried this once?  I don't think your GUI will work -
> you need to use the command line.
> On Nov 16, 2010, at 03:37, Neil Wilkes wrote:
>> Well, I must be the world's biggest fool - after looking at the
>> help files for the version I just got from the FLAC download links,
>> all I can see for seektable is to specify these points in samples
>> or every "x" seconds.
>> I cannot see how to do this from a 24-bit source file that has
>> specific times where I need to add a track marker.
>> I also see no way at all to specify any track from the list on
>> playback.
>> BTW - the GUI front end I use came from the same installation as
>> the main FLAC files, and I got those from the website.
>> I am not using any odd front ends except this one, and this one
>> blatantly does not do what I need.
>> I think I will just give up on this.
>> (Whilst I am aware of how to access command line tools, I try to
>> avoid this as I am not that literate and simply do not have the
>> time to learn it. If it cannot be done from a simple dialogue where
>> I point the encoder at the source and tell it I need markers here,
>> here & here, then it is too complex for a simple mix engineer like  
>> me)
>> Thanks for your help.

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