mira.multitouch

Receive touch and gesture data from touchscreen.

Description

Mira.multitouch receives touch and gesture data from a multitouch device. It will output the position and state of as many touches as are supported by the device. When enabled, it will also output a message when a device gesture is recognized, as well as the state of that gesture. Mira.multitouch can recognize tap, swipe, rotation and pinch gestures. The mira.mt abstrations are useful for processing and filtering the messages output by mira.multitouch.

Arguments

None.

Attributes

hsegments [atom_long] (default: 1)

Number of horizontal divisions of the mira.multitouch object

local_circles [atom_long] (default: 1)

When enabled, touches received from connected devices will be displayed as circles in the mira.multitouch object.

pinch_enabled [atom_long]

When enabled, mira.multitouch will detect pinch gestures

remote_circles [atom_long] (default: 1)

Wen enabled, the mira.multitouch interface object in Mira will draw circles under detected touches.

remote_gestures [atom_long] (default: 1)

When enabled, the mira.multitouch interface object in Mira will draw indications of recognized gestures.

rotate_enabled [atom_long]

When enabled, mira.multitouch will detect rotation gestures

swipe_enabled [atom_long]

When enabled, mira.multitouch will detect swipe gestures

swipe_touch_count [atom_long]

Number of fingers that must participate in a swipe gesture for it to be recognized.

Possible values:

0 = '1' ( One finger )
One finger

1 = '2' ( Two fingers )
Two fingers

2 = '3' ( Three fingers )
Three fingers

3 = '4' ( Four fingers )
Four fingers

tap_enabled [atom_long]

When enabled, mira.multitouch will detect tap gestures

tap_tap_count [atom_long]

Whether mira.multitouch will recognize single, double, triple or quadruple taps

Possible values:

0 = '1' ( Single tap )
Single tap

1 = '2' ( Double tap )
Double tap

2 = '3' ( Triple tag )
Triple tap

3 = '4' ( Quadruple tap )
Quadruple tap

tap_touch_count [atom_long]

Number of fingers that must participate in a tap gesture for it to be recognized.

Possible values:

0 = '1' ( One finger )
One finger

1 = '2' ( Two fingers )
Two fingers

2 = '3' ( Three fingers )
Three fingers

3 = '4' ( Four fingers )
Four fingers

vsegments [atom_long] (default: 1)

Number of horizontal divisions of the mira.multitouch object

Common Box Attributes

annotation [symbol]

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. background 1 adds the object to the background layer, background 0 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.

fontface [int]

Sets the type style used by the object. The options are:

plain
bold
italic
bold italic

Possible values:

0 = 'regular'
1 = 'bold'
2 = 'italic'
3 = 'bold italic'

fontname [symbol]

Sets the object's font.

fontsize [float]

Sets the object's font size (in points).

Possible values:

'8'
'9'
'10'
'11'
'12'
'13'
'14'
'16'
'18'
'20'
'24'
'30'
'36'
'48'
'64'
'72'

hidden [int] (default: 0)

Toggles whether an object is hidden when the patcher is locked.

hint [symbol]

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]

g/s(set)

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]

g/s(set)

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]

g/s(set)

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 [float]

Sets the color for the object's text in RGBA format.

textjustification [int]

Text Justification

Possible values:

0 = 'left'
1 = 'center'
2 = 'right'

varname [symbol]

Sets the patcher's scripting name, which can be used to address the object by name in pattr, scripting messages to thispatcher, and the js object.

See Also

Name Description
mira.frame Mirror your Max patcher on your iPad
mira.motion Receive data from iPad accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer.
mira.status