gridmeter~ Reference

Display signal levels as brightness

gridmeter~

Description

The gridmeter~ object displays the RMS levels of multiple signals (usually from a multichannel Max object) as brightness, and will indicate the presence or absence of an input signal.

Arguments

None.

Attributes

attack [float] (default: 300.)

Attack Time

bgcolor [4 floats]

Sets the background color in RGBA format.

cellheight [int] (default: 12)

Sets the height, in pixels, of the meter cells.

cellwidth [int] (default: 16)

Sets the width, in pixels, of the meter cells.

color [4 floats]

Sets the Meter color in RGBA format.

columns [int] (default: 8)

Sets the number of columns to be displayed.

contrast [float] (default: 0.7)

Sets the brightness range of the signal level (default 0.5). The contrast range is 0.1 - 0.9.

dividersize [int] (default: 2)

Sets the size, in pixels, of the horizontal and vertical dividers that separate the meters.

elementcolor [4 floats]

Sets the color of each indicator when no signal is present in RGBA format.

hotcolor [4 floats] (default: 0.86275 0.39126 0.39126 1.)

Hot Color

interval [float] (default: 20.)

Sets the polling interval, in milliseconds, for the display.

range [float] (default: 60.)

dB Range

release [float] (default: 300.)

Release Time

style [symbol] (default: )

Sets the style to be used for the gridmeter~ display.

Common Box Attributes

Messages

int

Sets the amount of active grid cells

float

Sets the amount of active grid cells

list

Sets the grid cells state

(mouse)

Mousing over the grid and clicking disables a meter cell

mute

A mute 1 or Mute 0 sets the selected gridmeter cell On or Off

muteall

A mute 1 or Mute 0 sets the entire gridmeter On or Off

signal

Any MC audio signal into the input

solo

Use the message solo followed by the number of the channel/cell you would like to solo

See Also

Name Description
average~
meter~
scope~
MSP Analysis Tutorial 1: Signals and Meters MSP Analysis Tutorial 1: Signals and Meters