[Ardour-Users] lv2 and midi control
nedko at arnaudov.name
Tue Dec 8 22:30:21 PST 2009
michael noble <looplog at gmail.com> writes:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>wrote:
>> 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>
>> >> 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
>> >> > 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.
> ok, thanks for the clarification. I was worried this would be the case. Is
> it worth considering perhaps an approach in the future similar to the way
> audiomulch handles this - a toggle to switch between native ardour and
> external GUI for plugins that need it. Or even a runtime switch for ardour
> that would allow loading lv2s sans external GUIs? Would this even be
> possible (disregarding the eternal issue of time constraints and so on)?
Other possible solution would be an lv2 extension to enable this
functionality in lv2 plugins.
Am I right that this will not work for GtkGUI (embedded) too?
Nedko Arnaudov <GnuPG KeyID: DE1716B0>
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