Mirror and filter messages to the Max window in your patcher.
Conceptually it’s helpful to remember that there is a global list of all messages to the Max window. When you click the X in the Max window it clears everything. This is also what the clear message to console does. Similarly, the write message will write all the data regardless of the filter settings.
Setting the console object to only report messages from the object class specified. For example, will output anything reveived by print objects, but nothing else.causes the
The patcherfilter attribute can be set to the name of any patcher to restrict output to console messages generated by that patch. You can set the patcherfilter to "thispatcher" to restrict output to messages generated by the patcher containing the console object.
Restrict output of the console object to error type essages only.
The textfilter attribute requires a single word or string of words. When set, it filters by message contents, passing messages that match the entire filter string. Filter strings can be multi-element and do not require quotations. For example, will not find things with foo OR bar, it will find things with “foo bar”. Filtering includes the name of the object reporting the message.
Common Box Attributes
|Max Console||Max Console|
|Max Console Settings||Max Console Settings|