where to find automation button in Session View? Live 8

Greetings Everyone -


I apologize for this most basic of questions but I am truly stumped: I am in LIVE 8, Session View- seeking to understand how I can record MIDI CLIP automation in Real Time. Normal recording does not capture controller movements in MIDI clips for me  unless I am in Arrangement, and have the master Record button enabled.

In Session - . I think I understand I have to enable a Record Automation button which is located at the far right of the Transport window, but in that position all that I have is a Draw button (a pencil) - not the Automation icon that is pictured in the HELP index here in this section of the site.

If anyone can tell me what it is I am missing, and how to record MIDI Clip automation in realtime (things like sustain pedal of the synthesizer device) in Session View, I deeply appreciate it, thanks very much for your time and help,

Ed Mann


edmannprc 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    In Live 8 you can only record midi automation in arrangement view.
    The buttons you are referring to are available in Live 9, not in Live 8.

    4 years ago | 2 comments

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