The New Object
button is used to open the
The Presentation Mode/Patching Mode
button lets you choose whether to view the patcher in patching or
button is used to open an object’s
This button is enabled when an object in the patcher window is selected.
The Show Grid/Hide Grid
button shows or hides the
The Enable Snap To Grid/Disable Snap To Grid
Snap To Grid
for automatic alignment of objects as you drag them.
When using Max for Live, a few new icons will appear in the Patcher Window
The Freeze Device
button icon toggles whether or not a Max for
Live device is currently
(and thus cannot be edited).
The Conflict Icon
is generally greyed out.
It will only be highlighted if you open a
frozen Max for Live device
for editing whose contents conflict with the files that you have on your disk.
If this icon is highlighted, you will need to
resolve any conflicts
before you can unfreeze the device.