Midi and Keyboard short cut assignments saving / importing

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Loopscious
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Midi and Keyboard short cut assignments saving / importing

Post by Loopscious » Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:14 pm

I am working on a DJ set and want to use the same template but experiment with different controller configurations.

It would be great to be able to export the midi controller assignments as a separate file, that could then be later imported into the set.

For example, the set is:
DJ SET V.1.als

Midi Controller Assignment Exports examples:
APC40MKii Mapping.als.map
NovationLaunchpads.als.map
LaunchPad_and_MidiFighter.als.map

You should be able to then import these .map type files (I just made up that extension) and overwrite the mapping in the set.

It might well be possible to do this via midi remote scripts but (a) that seems too difficult generally and (b) also seems too rigid. Like you want to be able to work in a new controller, try it out, and if you don't like it, revert to the prior settings. And this could / should be able to be done without having to save the set over and over again each time. Especially if you're continuing to add content (clips, composing) etc. then reverting to a prior controller version creates work in getting any content changes back into that template.
Live 10 suite (just transitioning over from 9), mix of hardware and software

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