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outlet Reference

Send messages out of a patcher

outlet

Description

Show up as an outlet at the bottom of an object box when the patcher is used inside another patcher (as an object or a subpatch). Messages received by the outlet object will come out of the corresponding outlet in the subpatch's object box.

Examples

Outlets of the subpatch object correspond to the outlet objects inside the subpatch

Arguments

None.

Attributes

comment [object]7.0.0

Sets the mouse-over Assistance message for the outlet. This value can only be set using the Comment setting in the inlet object's Inspector.

style [symbol] (default: )7.0.0

Sets the style to be applied to the object. Styles can be set using the Format palette.

tricolor [4 floats]7.0.0

Sets the triangle color in RGBA format.

Common Box Attributes

Messages

(mouse)

Double-clicking on an outlet object will open the parent patch or bring it to front.

Output

anything

Any messages received by outlet in a subpatch are sent out the outlet of that subpatch, through patch cords.

See Also

Name Description
Organizing Your Patch Organizing Your Patch
Configuring Objects In A Patcher Configuring Objects In A Patcher
bpatcher
forward
inlet
patcher
receive
send
Max Basic Tutorial 14: Encapsulation Max Basic Tutorial 14: Encapsulation