5/4/97 11:00 PM
Subject: MAX Digest - 3 May 1997 to 4 May
1997To: Recipients of MAX digests 

There are 3 messages totalling 57 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. counter object
  2. thispatcher commands
  3. PB5300 Interrupts


Date:    Sun, 4 May 1997 09:45:18 -0400
From:    David Rokeby 
Subject: Re: counter object

I can't find a final response regarding the bugs in the counter object. I
am using 3.5.1 and am still having problems with the "hit count maximum"
outlet. It still seems to send a 1 only as the clock ticks over from the
maximum to the minimum.

As I remember, and as my old patches profess, it used to output a 1 on
reaching the maximum and a 0 when rolling over to the minimum.

Is there a solution that I missed? (Other than reworking all my patches?)

David Rokeby

               David ROKEBY - Very Nervous Systems


Date:    Sun, 4 May 1997 13:05:17 -0400
From:    Jeffrey Krieger 
Subject: thispatcher commands

I am having trouble with the fullscreen command for thispatcher.  I have
setup a patcher window to toggle between fullscreen and normal size.  A
loadbang sets up the patch fullscreen but when I try to change to normal
MAX 3.5.1 crashes.  Any ideas why?

Jeff Krieger


Date:    Sun, 4 May 1997 14:31:27 -0400
From:    Neil Leonard 
Subject: PB5300 Interrupts

                      PB5300 Interrupts                            5/4/97

A few weeks ago David Z mentioned that the 1 kHz interrupt rate for MIDI
exceeded what the PB 5300 could handle gracefully.  He also mentioned that
is possible to slow down the interrupt rate to make MAX work a little better
on the 5300.

How can I slow the interrupt rate down on a 5300 to improve performance?


Neil Leonard


End of MAX Digest - 3 May 1997 to 4 May 1997