Subject: MAX Digest - 11 Sep 1999 to 12 Sep 1999 (#1999-271)
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 00:00:09 -0400
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There are 10 messages totalling 307 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. number box
  2. Changing number boxes (4)
  3. folder and Mac file type (2)
  4. pgmout
  5. David: will MAX be updated for G4?
  6. NY area Max Users Group meeting tomorrow

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 07:07:56 +0200
From:Jeffrey Burns <jeff@BERLIN.SNAFU.DE>
Subject: number box

>For a small step sequencer that I'm working on
>I need a 'number box' to output the number only
>when it's banged, and never when it's changed.
>
>but I'm wondering if anybody has other, cooler and more
>efficient, ways to do this.
>
max v2;
#N vpatcher 51 40 310 336;
#P button 26 65 15 0;
#P number 26 154 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 113 113 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P newex 26 132 97 196617 0;
#P comment 6 47 100 196617 only with a bang;
#P comment 123 85 92 196617 not while changing the box;
#P comment 20 173 93 196617 a number should come out here;
#P connect 6 0 3 0;
#P connect 4 0 3 1;
#P connect 3 0 5 0;
#P pop;

Cheers

Jeff Burns

http://www.snafu.de/~jeff

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 02:13:12 -0700
From:Charles Lyons <charleslyons@EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject: Re: Changing number boxes

Can't you just route any changes through a "set $1" message, or am I
missing something?

max v2;
#N vpatcher 332 304 732 604;
#P number 153 120 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P newex 116 244 30 196617 print;
#P button 116 146 15 0;
#P message 153 146 35 196617 set \$1;


#P number 116 175 35 9 0 0 128 3;
#P comment 153 176 100 196617 changes to this box are only output when it
receives a bang;
#P comment 190 121 100 196617 (incoming changes);
#P connect 4 0 2 0;
#P fasten 3 0 2 0 158 169 121 169;
#P connect 2 0 5 0;
#P connect 6 0 3 0;
#P pop;

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 10:55:09 +0200
From:Thomas Seelig <seelig@GIGANT.KGW.TU-BERLIN.DE>
Subject: Re: Changing number boxes

Another way:

max v2;
#N vpatcher 66 279 466 579;
#P number 62 125 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P button 62 76 15 0;
#P newex 62 99 27 196617 int;
#P number 79 76 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P comment 117 76 17 196617 in;
#P comment 100 125 20 196617 out;
#P connect 4 0 3 0;
#P connect 3 0 5 0;
#P connect 2 0 3 1;
#P pop;

Or, with typechecking:

max v2;
#N vpatcher 340 183 740 483;
#P outlet 53 162 15 0;
#P inlet 53 52 15 0;
#P number 70 162 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 83 111 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P newex 53 133 40 196617 int;
#P newex 53 88 70 196617 route bang int;
#P button 87 51 15 0;
#P number 105 51 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P comment 38 54 13 196617 in;
#P comment 33 164 19 196617 out;
#P connect 8 0 4 0;
#P fasten 3 0 4 0 92 81 58 81;
#P fasten 2 0 4 0 110 81 58 81;
#P connect 4 0 5 0;
#P connect 5 0 9 0;
#P fasten 5 0 7 0 58 155 75 155;
#P connect 4 1 6 0;
#P connect 6 0 5 1;
#P pop;

Thomas Seelig

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seelig@gigant.kgw.tu-berlin.de
Fax: +49 30 325 81 66

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 12:45:59 -0400
From:Stephen Kay <sk@COMPUSERVE.COM>
Subject: folder and Mac file type


>Does anyone know what the 4-character symbol is for a movie saved in
cinepak
>using Videoshop, Premiere or MoviePlayer that would follow a types
message?
>I simply want folder to recognize my movie clips and list them in a menu=
.

Look at the file with any resource editing tool such as ResEdit (freely
available from Apple Developer Services.)Use the Get Info... command.

Stephen Kay

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Date:Sat, 11 Sep 1999 22:10:43 -0400
From:bizarro <web@METALBOX.COM>
Subject: Re: Changing number boxes

Eloy Anzola wrote:

> For a small step sequencer that I'm working on
> I need a 'number box' to output the number only
> when it's banged, and never when it's changed.
>
>
> but I'm wondering if anybody has other, cooler and more
> efficient, ways to do this.

Couldn't you simply use an int object ?

Michael

--
http://www.metalbox.com

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Date:Sat, 11 Sep 1999 21:38:14 -0700
From:David Zicarelli <zicarell@SOUNDFLOWER.COM>
Subject: Re: pgmout

andy g <host@PODCENTRE.DEMON.CO.UK> writes:

>FWIW my sloution was this.... when a prog number gets sent to pgmout delay
>it for 10 or 20ms, while this is happening quickly stop everything else.
>let the prog change happen on its own, then bang everything to set it going
>again. obviously there is a slightly noticeable gap here but for the
>current installation i'm making its not really a problem.

Ah, this sounds like something that might make sense. One could
imagine that the raw MIDI of the sequence was getting mixed with
the MIDI from the pgmout. Now, I had thought I was using OMS
in such a way that this would never happen, but, especially if
program changes were being triggered from mouse events or
other low-priority gestures, I could imagine this might pose a
problem. I would think that any pipe in front of pgmout
would solve the problem if Overdrive were checked, since this would
ensure that both the program change and sequence were sent
at interrupt level and neither type of event could interrupt
the other. Alternatively, one could *not* use Overdrive and
there would not be a problem playing the sequence and
sending program changes simultaneously without a pipe in
front of the pgmout.

David Z.

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 22:18:36 +0200
From:Peter Castine <pcastine@PRZ.TU-BERLIN.DE>
Subject: Re: folder and Mac file type

On around 10=AD9=AD99 15:20, ACDCVC@aol.com said something like:

>OK, I give. I am using the folder object, menu and Quicktime movie clips.
>Does anyone know what the 4-character symbol is for a movie saved in cinep=
ak
>using Videoshop, Premiere or MoviePlayer that would follow a types message=
?
>I simply want folder to recognize my movie clips and list them in a menu.

I don't know offhand, but you can find out with ResEdit's Get File/Folder
Info command (or with Snitch, or with FileTyper, or several other utils).

I don't have any movies of the heritage you've described on hand,
otherwise I'd give you the short answer. Hope the long answer helps.


Best,

Peter

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| success! Thanks particularly to all who came
| and supported the concert.

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Date:Sat, 11 Sep 1999 21:44:29 -0700
From:David Zicarelli <zicarell@SOUNDFLOWER.COM>
Subject: Re: David: will MAX be updated for G4?

johnny DeKam <johnny@NODE.NET> writes:

>Are there plans to update MAX/MSP to take advantage of the
>G4 Velocity Engine?

I've been led to believe that simply recompiling one's DSP code
with the standard G4 optimizations in a C compiler will produce
a big speedup. I suspect that further increases in performance are
going to be in the domain of specialized black art knowledge.
But I know nothing for sure on this subject, and, given that the
machines are essentially unavailable at the moment, I can't say when
I'll have more information.

David Z.

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 15:49:01 +0100
From:Robert Henke <imbalance@SNAFU.DE>
Subject: Re: Changing number boxes

Eloy Anzola wrote:
>
> Dear List:
>
> For a small step sequencer that I'm working on
> I need a 'number box' to output the number only
> when it's banged, and never when it's changed.
>


try this :

max v2;
#N vpatcher 51 40 310 336;
#P newex 47 129 27 196617 i;
#P button 26 65 15 0;
#P number 26 154 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P number 113 99 35 9 0 0 0 3;
#P connect 0 0 3 1;
#P connect 2 0 3 0;
#P connect 3 0 1 0;
#P pop;

rob.

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Date:Sun, 12 Sep 1999 13:15:55 -0500
From:Dafna Naphtali <dafna.naphtali@NYU.EDU>
Subject: NY area Max Users Group meeting tomorrow

Hi all (in NY!),

As a reminder.. tomorrow is the NY area Max Users Group meeting!! We will
be in the larger room at Harvestworks - 6:30-9pm (596 Broadway, Room 602)
(2.5 hours has been more than enough time!).

Eric Rosenzveig is scheduled to present his work and we will also be
discussing the Max Users gathering during the AES..

See you tomorrow!

Dafna

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