recording audio tracks

hi,can anyone help…have just purchased a new audio intreface desk.soundcraft signature 12 mtk and im unable to record multiple tracks because the record button on the track (right side of projrct window) is GREEN !! read?write & whaterver i do in input/output cofigeration i cant get rid of it,so i cant highlite more than one track to record…ive obviously hit somthing…please help.going mad