Opening MLT XML As Clip with different Video Mode changes current project video mode

What is your operating system?
Windows 10 Home

What is your Shotcut version (see Help > About Shotcut)? Is it 32-bit?
22.06.23 and 22.09.01
Did not test earlier versions

Can you repeat the problem? If so, what are the steps?
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Opening MLT XML as Clip in a project that has a different Video Mode. The project now takes on that opened MLT Clip’s Video Mode. Attempts to change it back, further damages Video Mode correction attempts.

Minimal steps:

  1. New Project, select Video Mode preset 1080p 60fps.
  2. Open image same resolution and place on V1
  3. Create new Video Track (V2)
  4. Save Project.
    Image 1920x1080.mlt (3.7 KB)
  5. File → Open MLT XML as Clip existing MLT with a different video mode. This one is 1024x1024 60fps.
    z Red Yellow 1024x1024.mlt (4.8 KB)

Attempt to correct the Video Mode.

Image 1920x1080 bad video mode 1024.mlt (4.4 KB)

With that MLT Clip open in Source or on the Timeline, the Video Mode can not be changed. Creating a 3rd track and adding another 1920x1080 image it adapts to the 1024x1024 video mode of the MLT Clip. V1 remains deformed.

Open how?

That has a different video mode. I edited my post.
Sorry about that.

File > Open?

Yes File → Open MLT XML as Clip. I don’t know of any other way.

This bug report is invalid. Your subject and description mention this but none of your steps.

I edited my steps again, and title. Maybe it’s clearer now.

Didn’t know dragging MLT to the timeline works.
That also changes the current video mode.
Trying to change the project video mode doesn’t work.

This is fixed for the next version 22.09

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