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The order priority of a source video when added to the video mixer
Videos in the auto-mixer are normally sorted by default by their connection ID, but assigning a mix-order value to a video will order it based on that mix value instead. If not set manually via the
&orderparameter, the mix order value will be zero.
The director can change this value dynamically for each guest; they can change the order of a guest via the
Mix Orderoption in the director's room. If wanting to pre-assign the mix-order value though, the
&orderoption can be useful, such as when wanting to ensure the main host of a stream is always first in the video mix layout.
If two videos have the same order value, the mixer will decide on its own which is drawn first of the two.
Order is Left to Right; Top to Bottom.
The mix order value for a guest/video source is synced with all other guests/scenes/viewers, so changing it will impact how others see the mix order as well.