[Ardour-Users] lv2 and midi control

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Dec 8 17:09:06 PST 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 8:04 PM, michael noble <looplog at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:35 PM, Nedko Arnaudov <nedko at arnaudov.name> wrote:
>> michael noble <looplog at gmail.com> writes:
>> > hi all,
>> >
>> > I posted on the ardour.org forums but no response so far. It appears
>> > that
>> > midi control of lv2 plugins with external GUI is not possible - the
>> > ctrl-middle-click shortcut on knobs not functioning. Can someone verify
>> > this
>> > for me? If this is the case, is there a way to override this behavior?
>> Does this shortcut works on knobs of VST and AU plugins?

they do not work. Ardour does not own or control the windows that they
create (this includes LV2 ext GUI) and so there is no reasonably sane
way to interpose between the user's input devices and the GUIs in
order to initiate MIDI binding, etc.

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