live.arrows Reference

Vectorized arrow(s) user interface object

live.arrows

Description

live.arrows displays a variable number of directional arrow buttons.

Examples

Arguments

None.

Attributes

arrowcolor [4 floats]

Sets the arrow color of the live.arrows object in RGBA format.

blinkcolor [4 floats]

Sets the blink color of the live.arrows object in RGBA format.

blinktime [int] (default: 150)

Sets the blink time in milliseconds.

bordercolor [4 floats]

Sets the border color of the live.arrows object in RGBA format.

downarrow [int] (default: 1)

Toggles the display of the down arrow. The default is 1 (on).

leftarrow [int] (default: 1)

Toggles the display of the left arrow. The default is 1 (on).

parameter_enable [int]

Parameter Mode Enable

parameter_mappable [int] (default: 1)

Visible to Mapping

rightarrow [int] (default: 1)

Toggles the display of the right arrow. The default is 1 (on).

uparrow [int] (default: 1)

Toggles the display of the up arrow. The default is 1 (on).

Common Box Attributes

Parameter Attributes

Messages

int

Arguments

input [int]
Sending an integer value to the live.arrows object will cause the displayed arrow whose number corresponds to those arrow(w) currently displayed to flash and will send a corresponding message out the live.arrows object's outlet. Index numbering for arrows starts at 0 for the leftmost arrow. The indexing range will vary depending on the number of arrows displayed (using the downarrow, leftarrow, rightarrow, and uparrow attributes).

down

When the down message is received, the down arrow will flash and the message down will be sent to the live.arrows object's outlet if the downarrow attribute is set to 1.

left

When the left message is received, the left arrow will flash and the message left will be sent to the live.arrows object's outlet if the leftarrow attribute is set to 1.

(mouse)

Click to output the corresponding arrow symbol.
When the right message is received, the right arrow will flash and the message right will be sent to the live.arrows object's outlet if the rightarrow attribute is set to 1.

up

When the up message is received, the up arrow will flash and the message up will be sent to the live.arrows object's outlet if the uparrow attribute is set to 1.

Output

symbol

When a left, up, down, or right arrow is clicked or selected using a message, a corresponding message (left, up, down or right) is sent to the outlet

See Also

Name Description
Max For Live Max For Live
live.button