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(Completed) Impact XT: Allow more than 16 pads to be auto-filled when using “Spread across multiple pads”

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asked Jun 9, 2018 in Completed Feature Requests by robertgray3 (42,190 points)
recategorized Aug 22, 2020 by robertgray3
The “Spread samples across multiple Pads” mouse modifier currently only works in one Bank at a time.

With the added banks in Impact XT we should be able to use “Spread samples across multiple pads” with more than 16 samples. For example, if I grab 128 samples from the Browser and drag them to the first pad of Bank A and hold Shift, they should be sequentially placed starting with the first sample on the first pad in Bank A and the 128th sample on the last pad of Bank H.

This can save a lot of time if you have a folder with a ton of samples you want to import and have playable.

edit: I could see some people not liking that they have to be careful when grabbing tons of samples that they don’t overwrite later banks. I guess if the devs think that’s a concern maybe make the cross-Bank one “Spread across multiple pads and banks” and give it a different modifier like Alt?

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answered May 22, 2019 by robertgray3 (42,190 points)
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This feature request was completed sometime before 4.5. Not sure exactly when but it's there now! :)
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answered Jun 18, 2018 by AlexTinsley (924,570 points)

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answered Nov 17, 2018 by cleasterwarren (160 points)
I found a way to do it, just encase they never add this feature. Have in mind that your combined bank will only be 128 slots. Drag and drop all of the samples you want in the tracking section. This will create individual tracks for all of your samples. Right click and select send to impact. I haven't tried to arrange them in the tracking section to see if that will create the exact order but I imagine it can be done. I like to save them as a preset. You should see them in the drop down menu for impact after that.I hope this helps.