Arm selected + unarm all other tracks?

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Hi.

Question:
how can I arm the selected track and unarm all other tracks with one button press?

Context:
I’ve managed to get a button press on my MIDI Fighter 3D to arm the selected track, but I’d like for it to also unarm all other tracks. I’ve got a Push 1 connected, and Live set to exclusive arm, so selecting a track when no other track is “properly” armed will “soft arm” the track, for lack of a better term. 90% of the time, I want this behaviour, but sometimes I need to “hard arm” a track because I need to have a different track in focus while recording, but I don’t want “hard armed” tracks to stack; it slows me down when I have to look at the screen to find the other track that is armed and unarm it.

admin Changed status to publish May 22, 2024
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Hello,

I know this is a late response but maybe somebody will find use for it.
The way I did it was to make a reaction with 2 action blocks:
– Action Block 1: disarms all tracks within a given range via loop
– Action Block 2: arms the highlighted track

ACTION BLOCK 1:
LOOP: select “tracks”

CONDITIONS: here you can set the range of tracks using the condition “Script > loop – iteration number (int)” ; e.g. you want to disarm tracks 3 to 8 in your Live Set:
(remember that track numbering starts at 0; so 0 == track 1, 1 == track 2, …)

– First condition: “Script > loop – iteration number” is greater than 1
– Second condition: “Script > loop – iteration number” is less than 8

ACTIONS: “Live Object Model > Track > set arm” == False
Make sure to click the little upwards pointing hand next to “Track – set arm” and select “loop – iteration number” as its Track Number. (I’ve added a picture) Then it will disarm a track that corresponds to that iteration number.

ACTION BLOCK 2:
For your described purpose you only need an action (no loop or conditions)

ACTIONS: “Live Object Model > Track > set arm” == True
This time, at the upwards pointing hand sign, you want to select the option “selected track” under Tracks. (see picture) This way it will only arm the highlighted track.

admin Changed status to publish May 22, 2024