Use the dict.unpack object to return the values of specified keys through dedicated outlets.
Note: The colon (:) is a reserved character and is not supported in keys or values.
Initial name of the dictionary to unpack when receiving amessage. This will be replaced by the name of any dictionaries received at the object's inlet.
Dictionary syntax specifying initial keys and values to be fetched. See the "Dictionaries" vignette for more information on dictionary syntax.
keys [256 symbols]
List of keys from the incoming dictionary from which to fetch values and send to outlets
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.
textcolor [4 floats]
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'
|dict.deserialize||Create a dictionary from text|
|dict.group||Build a dictionary iteratively|
|dict.iter||Stream the content of a dictionary|
|dict.join||Merge the content of two dictionaries|
|dict.pack||Create a dictionary and set its values|
|dict.print||Post a dictionary to the Max Console|
|dict.serialize||Convert a dictionary's content to text|
|dict.slice||Split a dictionary into two dictionaries|
|dict.strip||Remove keys from a dictionary|
|dict.view||View the contents of a dictionary|
|dict||Create and access dictionaries|