I was testing with some exported effects today and thought that a way to disable a widget from appearing as “automate-able” to a DAW would be useful in a few cases:
- Sometimes using checkboxes as an “LED” of sorts in an instrument. The widget is active(0) and only acts as an indicator, but appears automate-able.
- If a widget is active(1) but causes a re-init, disabling automation might be considered a “safety” feature to prevent people from not understanding why the effect/instrument misbehaves when they automate certain changes.
I assume/understand if implemented, this would have to be set at “widget init”, that they couldn’t be changed dynamically… I don’t think DAWs like it when the list of automate-able values changes