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Pack Folder does not work with multitrack virtual instruments

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asked Jan 23, 2019 in Look and Feel by marcosantoniodasilvajunior (370 points)

I did a video to show the actual behavior of S1 when I use pack folders with audio tracks and with multitrack VST instruments.!Aq-LhvB5bzzagftI2HtNx4DPKRax7w

There's only one arrange track so the other mixer channels for that instrument don't get "hidden"  in the mixer.   If you check Link Expand/Collapse of Folder tracks with Show/Hide it only folders up channels where there associated arrange tracks. 

I think it's a very good idea to have the option of to "hide/show tracks" using pack folder, working with multitrack instrument tracks like S1 does with audio tracks.
I think this is the right and intuitive behavior.

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answered Feb 10, 2019 by johnshepherd (680 points)
I feel the exact same way. I like to pack a folder in the arranger, assign a VCA, and open/close the folder in the mixer with thethe folder icon. It is such a waste of real estate when you have a bunch of VSTi's loaded. Need to be able to pack the instrument track and it's control channels to folders in the same we can pack audio tracks. PLEASE!!!!!!!!