Thanks to the amazing community here I managed to get messages from OSC to reaper for basic action triggering and such. The upcoming challenge is creating one UI that could hold my midi articulations and quick actions together with a fully functional Mixer.
The current issue seems to be, how to get track information like current db and fader position, effects and name from reaper to appear on OSC. I found this template made for that cause, but I'm not sure I can add my custom workflow to it in addition to all that it has.
This is amazing! I'll try to connect it to reaper and see how it goes! Thank you so much! It also holds a lot of room for my other actions.
That being said, is there a way to hide this entire monster of a template in a tab? essentially making it a part of a bigger system? It's quite the complex beast so I'm not experienced enough to know if there's a good way to do that
I don't made a whole reaper template, but thanks for assuming so
I have tried the above template and works quite nice, my last try out in this direction was the reaper template from MOSS from the reaper community (it was not easy to expand it to more channels, i didn't finish this project).
The nice side on MOSS template seems to be the handling of the reaper config file(found this very flexible but also a bit annoying),
You could also try more in a "more smart" way, and show only the necessary things and the rest with a modal. IMHO, not too much control at once, so it is clear what's going on...
(this is not meant for wombats nice template, i tried an approach to be able to choose from different VIEWS -> e.g. just show parts of the template and these bigger)
Ok so this is the current state of things with the Reaper2020:
Reaper recognizes the button presses, but reaper does not send info back to OSC. No Track names and no Fader changes (From Reaper to OSC). The developer said there's no more need for the reaper OSC file, but do you think this could still be the missing part for them to communicate?
If everything is connected fine, you should see an incoming message whenever you do something in reaper. Once you see this, then you can interact with those messages. If you don't see them, then something's wrong with your setup.
I'm not in my studio, but if I remember right, under OSC in Reaper prefs, you have to set that up to send out using the correct port. As you havent changed the incoming port, it's the default of...um...can't remember. 8080?
If you see nothing in the debug with incoming OSC, it's your setup. I'll let you know tomorrow if you don't work it out.