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Transmit MIDI aftertouch messages


touchout will take any given number as an aftertouch value, and any given symbol as a MIDI port, and transmit that MIDI aftertouch value on the designated port.


Name Type Opt Description
MIDI-port (a through z) symbol opt Specifies the port for transmitting MIDI aftertouch messages. Channel numbers greater than 16 received in the right inlet will be wrapped around to stay within the 1-16 range. If there is no argument, touchout initially transmits out port a, on MIDI channel 1.
MIDI-port (a through z) and channel-number (int) list A letter and number combination (separated by a space) indicates a port and a specific MIDI channel on which to transmit aftertouch messages. Channel numbers greater than 16 will be wrapped around to stay within the 1-16 range.
(MIDI name) symbol opt The name of a MIDI output device may be used as the first argument to specify the port.
channel-number int A number alone can be used in place of a letter and number combination. The exact meaning of the channel number argument depends on the channel offset specified for each port in the MIDI Setup dialog.


int aftertouch-value [int]
In left inlet: The number is transmitted as an aftertouch value on the specified channel and port. Numbers are limited between 0 and 127.
  (inlet1) channel-number [int]
In right inlet: The number is stored as the channel number on which to transmit the aftertouch messages.
float aftertouch-value [float]
Converted to int.
anything MIDI-port (a through z) [symbol]
Performs the same function as port without need for the word, "port".
(mouse) Double-clicking on a touchout object shows a pop-up menu for choosing a MIDI port or device.
port MIDI-port (a through z) [symbol]
The word port, followed by a letter a-z or the name of a MIDI input port or device, sets the port from which the object receives incoming pitch bend messages. The word port is optional and may be omitted.

Information for box attributes common to all objects


(MIDI): There are no outlets. The output is a MIDI aftertouch message transmitted directly to the object's MIDI output port.


Letter argument transmits to only one port... Otherwise number specifies both port and channel

See Also

Name Description
touchin Receive MIDI aftertouch values
midiout Transmit raw MIDI data