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                                                           10/31/97 12:00 AM
Subject: MAX Digest - 29 Oct 1997 to 30 Oct
1997To: Recipients of MAX digests 

There are 8 messages totalling 295 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. movie object
  2. New QT Music action
  3. MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997 (2)
  4. MAX Digest - 25 Oct 1997 to 26 Oct 1997
  5. Max in the News
  6. MSP! (Re: Max in the News)
  7. powerbook problems

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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 09:02:14 -0500
From:    Jeffrey Krieger 
Subject: movie object

Is there anyway to save the position of the movie window of the movie object
center screen rather than always having it come up to the right and down?
 There doesn't seem to be an automatic way of doing this that I can tell.

Thank you.
Jeff Krieger

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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 09:31:24 -0500
From:    Johnny DeKam 
Subject: New QT Music action

Found an interesting new program that may interest many MAXers.

Its called QTMA Atomic Editor - (I assume QTMA is for Quicktime Music
Architecture)

I've often thought to myself how Quicktime Music would be great if only one
could actually
get in there and create your own instruments from samples, or synthesis...

With this nifty app now you can!
It allows you to build your own instruments from scratch or from imported
sounds,
and modify every aspect of the instrument including Oscillators, envelopes,
modulation, and even MIDI control parameters.  You can export the
intruments as an extension which the OS will recognize.

I haven't given it the full run through, or used it in MAX yet, but it
shows great promise, especially
as an alternative to other sound solutions, and for those writing
standalone apps.  Or perhaps you would like to run your performance off a
powerbook with no external gear whatsoever.

Has anyone tried this puppy out?

You can get it here directly:

http://www.quicktimefaq.org/software/mac/QTMA-Atomic-Editor.sit

-- Johnny DeKam, iEAR Studios RPI Troy NY

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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 10:00:52 -0400
From:    Michael Sweet 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

>Subject: Re: FAQ and list archive?
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've just subscribed to this list.
>> Could someone point me to the MAX faq or possibly a searchable archive?
>
>As you've found out, there are no centralized resources of this type yet.
>
>An archive of all the messages on this list since mid-July is here:
>ftp://ftpeng.cisco.com/iroth/max-archive.txt
>
>A quick perl4 hack that I use to search through that archive (and other
>things) is here:
>ftp://ftpeng.cisco.com/iroth/search_mboxs.perl
>
>Enjoy,
>
>Issac

You can find another archive at serial.music.uiowa.edu, in the pub/max
folder.  Don't use Netscape to access the site, it won't work; mac users
should use Fetch instead.  It goes back to Oct. 1995.  But hasn't been
updated since June 1997.

The archive comes with three files, a readme file, a template for Filemaker
3.0, and all the data as tab-deliminated text so you can load it into
whatever database you want.

Chris Murtagh and I talked about McGill automating it, but nothing is
working yet.  Maybe Chris can give us an update.  I will update the current
archive to date if the server gets put up.

Sorry for the late reply on this, I didn't see the original post.

--Michael Sweet
--msweet@bway.net

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Date:    Tue, 28 Oct 1997 16:18:10 +0100
From:    Georg Hajdu 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 25 Oct 1997 to 26 Oct 1997

I have a question concerning MAX-FTS (I hope this isn't too politically
incorrect):

Has IRCAM already released the PPC version of MAX-FTS (it was announced for
fall 1997)? Does anyone know how it performs? Does one need a PowerMac 9600
with 350 MHz to get acceptable results or would it also run on a, say,
Powerbook 3400c?

I would appreciate any information on that.

Thanks,

Georg Hajdu

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                                             Georg Hajdu

Hochschule fuer Musik Detmold,
Abteilung Muenster
Ludgeriplatz 1
D-48151 Muenster

e-mail: hajdu@uni-muenster.de
http://www.uni-muenster.de/Musikhochschule/Dozenten/Hajdu/home.html
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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 11:45:17 -0800
From:    David Zicarelli 
Subject: Max in the News

Today in Wired News (www.wired.com) there's an article on computer
music that mentions Max and some people that appear here
from time to time. There's also a hint about some forthcoming
Max-related software. It's especially cool that Max appears as an event
in their "electronic music timeline." If anyone is interested in the
original text of the article before it underwent some rather severe
editing, send me e-mail and I'll forward it to you. There's another
related story at Wired News today about EBN--Max users, FYI.

Ah, such is the tiny interval in which this little subculture pokes
through the bubble of media conciousness. And now we can all
go back to work in the reassuring comfort of our relative anonymity.

David Z.

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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 19:15:38 -0000
From:    Andy Markland 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

I apologise in advance for this but, how do I unsubscribe from this list

-----Original Message-----
From: Automatic digest processor 
To: Recipients of MAX digests 
Date: 30 October 1997 05:11
Subject: MAX Digest - 28 Oct 1997 to 29 Oct 1997

>There are 3 messages totalling 81 lines in this issue.
>
>Topics of the day:
>
>  1. FAQ and list archive?
>  2. Gary Lee Nelson's Rand object
>  3. QuickTime VR While you wait
>
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>
>Date:    Tue, 28 Oct 1997 21:30:25 -0800
>From:    Issac Roth 
>Subject: Re: FAQ and list archive?
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've just subscribed to this list.
>> Could someone point me to the MAX faq or possibly a searchable archive?
>
>As you've found out, there are no centralized resources of this type yet.
>
>An archive of all the messages on this list since mid-July is here:
>ftp://ftpeng.cisco.com/iroth/max-archive.txt
>
>A quick perl4 hack that I use to search through that archive (and other
>things) is here:
>ftp://ftpeng.cisco.com/iroth/search_mboxs.perl
>
>Enjoy,
>
>Issac
>
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>
>Date:    Wed, 29 Oct 1997 15:11:40 -0800
>From:    Peter Nyboer 
>Subject: Gary Lee Nelson's Rand object
>
>Is there a PPC version of the Rand (and RandIJ) object?   I have a program
>that depends on it quite heavily, and would like to make it PPC compatible.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Peter.
>
>Peter Nyboer
>pnyboer@ucla.edu
>http://www.loop.com/~pnyboer/
>home of Slambassador multimedia gallery
>"a cellular phone, pepper spray, and maybe even a Smith and Wesson"--SUV
>Driver
>
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>
>Date:    Fri, 24 Oct 1997 14:00:24 -0500
>From:    Jeff Mann 
>Subject: Re: QuickTime VR While you wait
>
>>
>> Date:    Thu, 23 Oct 1997 10:19:25 -0500
>> From:    Paul Hertz 
>> Subject: QuickTime VR While you wait
>>
>> While you wait for a QTVR object for MAX, there is always the possibility
>> of having MAX talk with MacroMedia Director, which does have a very
>> workable QTVR XObject.
>
>I've also had some success using Hypercard and the original QTVR XCMD's
>from Apple.
>
>> The Mac-only
>> HyperMIDI xcmd works very well[...] I had to
>> use Apple MIDI Driver and Patchbay on one port and OMS on the other, with
>> the MIDI stream physically looped around (i.e. by means of cables)
>
>I should be able to figure this out from what you just wrote, but did
>you use the shareware (1.0) version of HyperMIDI, or the expensive ($195
>US) version (3.0) with MIDI Manager support?
>
>I wasted a lot of time figuring out that I had to go back to OMS version
>1.2.3 so that I could use MIDI Manager (I had an unreleased MIDI Manager
>XCMD written by a friend).
>
>It sure would be nice to have an OMS XCMD. I'd rather not use MIDI
>Manager anymore...
>--
>Jeff Mann - Information Consumer ___O___O__= -- >
>mailto:jefman@utcc.utoronto.ca ||   http://www.interlog.com/~jefman
>
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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 17:21:08 -0400
From:    Chester Jankowski 
Subject: MSP! (Re: Max in the News)

>There's also a hint about some forthcoming
>Max-related software.

MSP sounds exciting, when do we get to hear more about it? (Can we
finally get rid of all those ISPW boxes we all have cluttering our
studios? %^> )

I want my MSP!

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Date:    Thu, 30 Oct 1997 14:01:27 -0800
From:    Dominic Robson 
Subject: powerbook problems

I know this is an old favourite of the Max list so i apologise in advance
but ive not managed to find any solutions in the archive.

im running Max 3.0 on a powerbook 180c with OS7.1 (12M RAM, internal
modem)..but unfortunately it crashes usually within 15 minutes of use. To
add to this im getting bizarre disk errors which get fixed with Norton and
then appear again ( catalog tree ?) . Does anyone have any insight /
solutions to these problems...?

                        Any info v gratefully appreciated...

                                        Dominic Robson

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