Send messages to a patcher
thispatcher can be used to modify and/or close a patcher window - it sends a message to the patcher window in which it is contained. See the bpatcher help file for the use of the thispatcher object with bpatchers.
Note: Use of the thispatcher object to create new objects is not supported in Max 5.
|| Used internally.
||appearance-to-memory-flag (0 or non-zero) [int]
|| The word thispatcher will be saved as part of the patch the next time the patch is saved. The message means that changes to the window caused by messages to thispatcher will not be retained when the patch is saved; the prior patcher window settings are saved. If no message has been received, the patcher will be saved with a normal window appearance.
, followed by a non-zero number, means that any unusual window settings caused by messages to |
Patcher Behavior and Display
Automatic window control file saving or patcher reset are possible with thispatcher... Windows can have any size location and appearance set within the patch itself
Embed a visible subpatch inside a box
Set background color
Combine numbers and symbols into a list
Create a subpatch within a patch
Send any message to a named object in the patcher hierarchy
Open and close subwindows within a patcher
Connect to a named object in a patcher
Format a message of words and numbers
|Max Interface Tutorial 1: bpatchers
||Max Interface Tutorial 1: bpatchers