There are many ways to set up Pro Tools tracks, and not all of them are created equal!
One of the fascinating things about DAW software is that there are often many ways to achieve a particular result. This could also be seen as a frustration, though, and it probably means that some of us get into the habit of doing things in ways that are not as efficient as they might be. A classic example in Pro Tools is the creation of tracks within a Session. This can be carried out manually in several ways, while tracks also get created automatically when media or Session data is imported.
A natural place to start is the New Tracks dialogue, accessed from the Track menu...
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