loadbang Reference

Send a bang when a patcher is loaded

loadbang

Description

Outputs a bang automatically when the file is opened or when the patch is part of another file that is opened.

Examples

Set initial values when a patch is loaded... or start a process automatically

Arguments

None.

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Sending a bang message to a loadbang object causes it to output a bang message.

(mouse)

Double-clicking on a loadbang object causes it to output a bang message.

loadbang

Same as bang.

Output

bang

Sent automatically when the patch is loaded. You can also cause loadbang to send out a bang by double-clicking on it in a locked patcher, or by sending a loadbang message to a thispatcher object in the same patcher. Holding down the Shift and Command keys on Macintosh or Shift and Control keys on Windows while a patch is loading prevents loadbang objects in that patch from sending any output.

See Also

Name Description
Sharing Max Patchers Sharing Max Patchers
active
button
closebang
freebang
loadmess
thispatcher
savebang
Max Basic Tutorial 13: Movie Sequencing Max Basic Tutorial 13: Movie Sequencing