Locked Channel Question

Is it not possible to keep a channel locked in the memory of a project? I Locked my master stereo out to the right. But every time I reopen the project, it is no longer locked and I have to repeat the process. Is this normal or a bug? I’m using N12.

It seems that you can lock channel view control into the memory of a project, which makes me all the more curious as to why you can NOT store the locked channels into the memory of the project. What’s the logic here?