[RDD] time till next event

Stefan Gabriel stg at st-gabriel.de
Wed May 30 03:08:06 EDT 2007

Hello Andy,

what about grace time:
You can post point with a hard start time and add a grace time. If the
start time (and post point) is :30 and you add 2 minutes of grace
time, the event will start at :32 automatically.


2007/5/30, Andrew (1550 AM) <techstuff at krpiradio.com>:
> Bill Smith wrote:
> > RDAirplay Operating Mode (upper left hand button) = manual
> That is too drastic. The host would then have to start *every* cart.
> Once started, I want RDAirPlay to keep playing carts until a STOP occurs.
> I think I've tried all the combinations in the upper right panel of the
> Event Editor but I don't see a way to create a "time anchor" without the
> undesired side effect of the event starting automatically at the logged
> time.
> I'll try to explain in RD terms what our current automation system
> does...We can set "soft" post points so that the Timer will count down
> to the next break and the hosts know how long they can talk. However, if
> the hosts continue to talk past that post point then the Timer switches
> to red and starts counting up to tell the hosts they are overtime.
> The only way I've found to get the flexibility of start times that we
> need is to disable all "Cue to this event" and "Timed Start" directives
> in the events. The downside to this is that the timers are disabled and
> maneuvering the log is less user friendly since the "Est Time" column is
> blank. If I swap the "Time" and "Est Time" columns they revert back when
> RDAirPlay is restarted. Is there a way to customize the order of columns
> permanently?
> Andy
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