[Ardour-Dev] should solo-in-place and/or exclusive solo be session specific?

Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Thu Oct 13 08:28:48 PDT 2016

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 05:53:18PM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> Feature request: make Solo In Place/Exclusive Solo setting session specific
> rather than global.
> When I'm mixing I always use SiP. When I'm doing more mastering-type work
> I'm often A/B'ing between two versions of a piece on different tracks,
> where Excl. Solo is what I always use.

The choice between exclusive or not doesn't have to be a setting at
all. On all my (unplublished) mixer-like apps I use this:

  L-click : exclusive solo
  R-click : add to existing solo 

I'm so used to this that it surprises me each time when it
doesn't work on other apps.



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