Do expression maps work with the midi instruments (not VSTs)

Can expression maps be used in conjunction with the midi instruments? When I choose a midi instrument instead of a VST, it doesn’t have the option to choose the expression map. I assume that it either doesn’t work at all or it uses some default map.

Yes, you can use the little cog button to the left of the MIDI device’s name to choose an expression map, the same as the cog button that appears to the left of the VST instrument entry in the rack.