Proposal Auto Detect Audio Device Changes
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|Proposal pages help us get from feature requests into actual plans. This page is a proposal to detect changes in devices as they happen, e.g. plugging in or out a USB audio device.|
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When a new device is plugged in after Audacity has started, Audacity does not detect it.
- You have to explicitly request a rescan.
- This is not just a USB problem.
- Some headphone-or-microphone jacks detect plug-in or removal of a device.
This issue was in bugzilla as Bug 41
- Rescan devices when the relevant dialog is opened, if they have not been scanned in the last 5 seconds.
- Peter - we get countless posts on the Forum regarding this ...