Data flow in a Mac patcher can sometimes get extremely complex and confusing. When that happens, one way you can dig yourself out of trouble is by using the built in debugging tools in Max. These tools, which are available via the Debug Menu and also from within the contextual menu in Max, allow a programmer to "Step through" code and observe data flow using breakpoints and Monitors.
|Matrix Probe||Matrix Probe|
|Signal Probe||Signal Probe|
|Debug Window||Debug Window|
|Data Monitoring Objects||Data Monitoring Objects|
|Max Basic Tutorial 5: Message Order and Debugging||Max Basic Tutorial 5: Message Order and Debugging|