dict.unpack Reference

Extract values from a dictionary

dict.unpack

Description

Use the dict.unpack object to return the values of specified keys through dedicated outlets.

Discussion

Note: The colon (:) is a reserved character and is not supported in keys or values.

Arguments

name [symbol]

Optional

Initial name of the dictionary to unpack when receiving a bang message. This will be replaced by the name of any dictionaries received at the object's inlet.

default-values [list]

Optional

Dictionary syntax specifying initial keys and values to be fetched. See the "Dictionaries" vignette for more information on dictionary syntax.

Attributes

keys [256 symbols]

List of keys from the incoming dictionary from which to fetch values and send to outlets

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Re-fetch the values from the dictionary last received

dictionary

Arguments

name [symbol]
Name of a dictionary from which to fetch values for output

See Also

Name Description
dict.deserialize
dict.group
dict.iter
dict.join
dict.pack
dict.print
dict.route
dict.serialize
dict.slice
dict.strip
dict.view
dict
Dictionaries Dictionaries