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
Sets the text that will be displayed in the Clue window when the user moves the mouse over the object.
background [int] (default: 0)
Adds or removes the object from the patcher's background layer.adds the object to the background layer, removes it. Objects in the background layer are shown behind all objects in the default foreground layer.
color [4 floats]
Sets the color for the object box outline.
Sets the type style used by the object. The options are:
0 = 'regular'
1 = 'bold'
2 = 'italic'
3 = 'bold italic'
Sets the object's font.
Sets the object's font size (in points).
hidden [int] (default: 0)
Toggles whether an object is hidden when the patcher is locked.
Sets the text that will be displayed in as a pop-up hint when the user moves the mouse over the object in a locked patcher.
ignoreclick [int] (default: 0)
Toggles whether an object ignores mouse clicks in a locked patcher.
patching_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 100. 0.)
Sets the position and size of the object in the patcher window.
position [2 floats]
Sets the object's x and y position in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its size unchanged.
presentation [int] (default: 0)
Sets whether an object belongs to the patcher's presentation.
presentation_rect [4 floats] (default: 0. 0. 0. 0.)
Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in the patcher's presentation, leaving its patching position unchanged.
rect [4 floats]
Sets the x and y position and width and height of the object in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation).
size [2 floats]
Sets the object's width and height in both patching and presentation modes (if the object belongs to its patcher's presentation), leaving its position unchanged.
Sets the color for the object's text in RGBA format.
Sets the justification for the object's text.
0 = 'left'
1 = 'center'
2 = 'right'
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