Auto Arm all tracks within a Group
Here's my challenge. I'm using Ableton 9 for my live stage performances. I'm a keyboard player and will play soft-syths and not trigger audio clips or anything like that (at least not yet).
For each song in the set I have set up either track or track group set up and the soft-synth loaded (including racks where appropriate). I use a two tier board system with one acting as the control surface (Novation Launchkey 61). I've got it set up nicely now so that when I use the controller to move to the next midi track it auto-arms (using the really useful auto-arm command in the options.txt file). Great, I'm ready to go.
Ah, hang on a moment. There are a number of songs where I need to play both keyboards in the same song. One on midi channel 1 (for example) and the other on midi channel 12 (for example). As I've got auto-arm enabled I was hoping that when I selected a gorup (consisting of two midi tracks) it might auto-arm both tracks. In fact what it does is nothing. I still have to scroll again to the first of the midi-tracks and it'll auto-arm, but of course the second one doesn't. Hmm.....what to do. I could solo both tracks from the controller however this adds to effect and the risk of cock-up in the live situation. Does anyone know of a way to pursuade Ableton to assume that if I select a group then I will want all the midi-channels in that group armed (or even solo'd - if I removed the solo exclusive in the perferences)?
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