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More Colors for cue points

not Only one color for cue point

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  • Matt_NI
    Matt_NI Administrator Posts: 945 admin

    @JL THE DAQ I know this idea is quite straight forward but can you please try and follow our format for ideas: https://community.native-instruments.com/discussion/4159/beta-ideas-submission-guidelines

    Please take the time to give us some context as to why this is important to you and why colored cue points are a key aspect of your workflow. To help you with that with have outlined this format in our guidelines:

    As a [...]: State what type of Traktor user you are.

    I want to [...]: Describe the task you want to perform. 

    So that I can [...]: Specify the goal you want to achieve. 

    Other users are free to chime in as well 😀

  • s4mk3
    s4mk3 Member Posts: 21 Sine

    Blue - kick

    Green - still the loops and set them all on kicks

    Yellow (load marker) - snare (have to disable load marker function in settings)

    Orange (fade in marker) - jump points to further parts of the song if i want to get out it quicker (have to disable function in settings)

    White (beat grid marker) - so soon as I load track I know it's quantized. No white marker hot cue 1? live track

    I would like to use more colours for other things like offbeats, 4 or 8 bar intros..........

    I think this option would be best if you had an option in settings for standard or custom option. I'm sure there's others that are happy with the way it works now and don't want to have to change colours on the fly.

    JL THE DAQ Member Posts: 2 Noise
    edited August 2022


    As a "passionate DJ world, having had the traktor s4 mk2, mk3 and the Z2, aspiring to play in front of crowds"

    I want "cue points with different colors"

    So that I can find my way around at a glance, without having to look at my pc. For example currently, a loop point will have the same color as a simple cue point. Maybe:

    White (beat grid marker) as currently Color to choose from a small color palette for the different cue points in order to have its own logic in our markers. Visual memory, technical memo etc...

    I hope I was clear and that my proposal will bring more punch to the workflow :-)


  • myalteredsoul
    myalteredsoul Member Posts: 90 Tri

    Custom colors is standard across both hardware and software platforms (Pioneer X/CDJS, Denon Media Players, Rekordbox, Serato DJ, and VirtualDJ). It is long overdue to have custom Hotcue colors in Traktor.

    All current Traktor (and some legacy) controllers have RGB pads, so it seems strange that it was never implemented.

  • nickeedee
    nickeedee Member Posts: 2 Noise

    As a Traktor 3.7 user, mostly DJing Dum & Bass, and I want to be able to colour-code my cue points so that I know where the drop, breakdown, outro, etc. is and am able to cue jump there.

  • nskcharles
    nskcharles Member Posts: 5 Sine

    As a hobbyist DJ

    I want to get more visual information from my cuepoints on the waveform

    So that I can quickly tell why I put them there

    This could take the form of:

    • Assigning colors to them
    • The option to display cuepoint text on the waveform

    This seems like a quick win

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