filein reads a file of binary data and outputs the data at various points in the file given the appropriate input.
Specifies a filename to be read into the filein object automatically when the patch is loaded.
A second argument of the wordwill cause the file to be accessed from disk rather than read into memory.
Common Box Attributes
Out middle outlet: When a number greater than or equal to the number of bytes in the file is received in an inlet, a
Out right outlet: Signifies that a or operation has been completed. This indicates that the file has been accessed successfully and that filein is ready to receive messages.
Out left outlet: An unsigned integer representing the 8, 16, or 32 bits stored in the file at the location specified by the input.