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getattr Reference

Query object attributes

getattr

Description

Provides a user interface to query attribute values from an object. You can also retrieve a list of all available attributes for the attached object.

Arguments

attribute [symbol]

Optional

The attribute to access

Attributes

attr [symbol]

The attribute to be accessed

listen [int]

When set to "1", outputs the current attribute value whenever it changes.

prefix [int]

Adds the attribute name as a prefix to all output values.

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Queries the connected object and outputs the current value for the selected attribute.

getattrlist

Dumps all of the available attributes out the rightmost outlet. The list of attributes is prefaced by the work "attrlist", and can be used to load a menu or verify input.

See Also

Name Description
attrui