Mixing live sound sources while playing track(s) ?

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mark_orion
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Is it possible to play a track and do a live mix with the output? Currently the mixer goes "dead" whenever I click on the play button. I know this makes sense for recording, but I would like to use ardour for live mixing as well.
thanks Mark

clinart
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Can't help you with the specifics of how, but I can tell you it is possible because it works by default for me.

nowhiskey
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hi, i think you should play around with the 'auto input' feature to get what you want.

cheers,
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mark_orion
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Thanks for your suggestions! I was able to work it out myself by taking a look at
this part of the manual:
The trick is to use busses instead of tracks. Busses do not have the monitor switching that turns their inputs off when you start playing or recording.

thanks, Mark