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swap

Swap position of two numbers

Description

Swaps the values of its inlets, preserving right-to-left ordering. The first outlet type is determined by its argument. The second outlet's type is always an int.

Examples

Numbers are sent out in reverse order from that in which they were received

Arguments

initial [number]

Optional

Sets an initial value for the number which is to be sent out the left outlet. If there is no argument, the initial value is 0. If there is an int argument or no argument, an int is sent out the left outlet. (The number sent out the right outlet is always a int.)

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

annotation [symbol]

Sets the text that will be displayed in the Clue window when the user moves the mouse over the object.

background [int] (default: 0)

Adds or removes the object from the patcher's background layer. background 1 adds the object to the background layer, background 0 removes it. Objects in the background layer are shown behind all objects in the default foreground layer.

color [4 floats]

Sets the color for the object box outline.

fontface [int]

Sets the type style used by the object. The options are:

plain
bold
italic
bold italic

Possible values:

0 = 'regular'
1 = 'bold'
2 = 'italic'
3 = 'bold italic'

fontname [symbol]

Sets the object's font.

fontsize [float]

Sets the object's font size (in points).

Possible values:

'8'
'9'
'10'
'11'
'12'
'13'
'14'
'16'
'18'
'20'
'24'
'30'
'36'
'48'
'64'
'72'

hidden [int] (default: 0)

Toggles whether an object is hidden when the patcher is locked.

hint [symbol]

Sets the text that will be displayed in as a pop-up hint when the user moves the mouse over the object in a locked patcher.

ignoreclick [int] (default: 0)

Toggles whether an object ignores mouse clicks in a locked patcher.

patching_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 100. 0.)

Sets the position and size of the object in the patcher window.

position [2 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the object's x and y position in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its size unchanged.

presentation [int] (default: 0)

Sets whether an object belongs to the patcher's presentation.

presentation_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 0. 0.)

Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in the patcher's presentation, leaving its patching position unchanged.

rect [4 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation).

size [2 floats]

g/s(set)

Sets the object's width and height in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its position unchanged.

textcolor [float]

Sets the color for the object's text in RGBA format.

textjustification [int]

Text Justification

Possible values:

0 = 'left'
1 = 'center'
2 = 'right'

varname [symbol]

Sets the patcher's scripting name, which can be used to address the object by name in pattr, scripting messages to thispatcher, and the js object.

Messages

bang

In left inlet: Swaps and sends out the numbers currently stored in swap.

int

Arguments

input [int]
The number is sent out the right outlet, then the number in the right inlet is sent out the left outlet.

  (inlet1)

Arguments

input [int]
The number is stored to be sent out the left outlet when a number is received in the left inlet.

float

Arguments

input [float]
The numbers are converted to int, unless there is a float argument, in which case the number received in the right inlet is stored as a float.

  (inlet1)

Arguments

input [float]
The number is stored to be sent out the left outlet when a number is received in the left inlet.

list

Arguments

left [number]
right [number]
In left inlet: The numbers are stored in swap. The first number is sent out the right outlet, then the second number is sent out the left outlet.

Output

float

If there is a float argument, the number sent out the left outlet is a float.

int

When a number is received in the left inlet, the number in each inlet is sent out the opposite outlet.

See Also

Name Description
buddy Synchronize arriving data
fswap Swap position of two numbers
join Combine items into a list
pack Create a list
unjoin Break a list into messages
unpack Break a list into individual messages
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