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routepass Reference

Route a complete incoming message based on input matching

routepass

Description

Tries to match a message's first argument to the route object's own arguments. Unlike the route object, routepass does not strip off the matched portion of the message. The rightmost outlet passes any message that matched no other choice, so you may gang route objects to get more choices

Examples

The routepass object matches inputs, but passes the whole message (unlike route)

Arguments

selectors [anything]

Optional

Arguments can be a mix of ints, floats, or symbols. The number of arguments determines the number of outlets, in addition to the rightmost outlet. Each argument assigns a name or a number to an outlet. If there is no argument, there is one other outlet, which is assigned the number 0.

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Sending a bang to the object will send a bang out any outlet that uses 'bang' as its argument. If bangs are not specified as arguments, a bant will be passed out the rightmost outlet.

int

Arguments

input [int]
If the first integer value in the message is the same as one of the arguments of routepass, the entire message is sent out the outlet that corresponds to that argument. If the first integer value does not match any of the arguments, the entire message is passed out the rightmost outlet.

float

Arguments

input [float]
If the first floating-point value in the message is the same as one of the arguments of routepass, the entire message is sent out the outlet that corresponds to that argument. If the first floating-point value does not match any of the arguments, the entire message is passed out the rightmost outlet.

list

Arguments

input [list]
If the first item of the message is the same as one of the arguments of routepass, the entire message is sent out the outlet that corresponds to that argument. If the first item does not match any of the arguments, the entire message is passed out the rightmost outlet.

anything

Arguments

input [list]
If the first item of the message is the same as one of the arguments of routepass, the entire message is sent out the outlet that corresponds to that argument. If the first item does not match any of the arguments, the entire message is passed out the rightmost outlet.

Output

anything

The first item of any message received in the inlet is compared with the arguments. If it matches one of the arguments, the full message is sent out the specified outlet. Otherwise, the message is passed out the rightmost outlet.

bang

If the first item of a message matches one of the arguments, but the message has no additional items, bang is sent out the specified outlet.

See Also

Name Description
bucket
forward
gate
join
pack
receive
select
send
sprintf
route
zl
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