timer starts keeping time when a is sent to the left inlet. The right outlet can report elapsed time in milliseconds or one of the Max time format options, with the exception of notevalues.
Set the time format to use for output (defult = milliseconds). Output may also be specified in one of the Max time format options with the exception of notevalues.
The name of a transport object with which to associate. By default, the global transport is used. This is used in the output format conversion. The transport does not need to be running for the conversion.
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:
bold italic Possible values:
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.
JS Painter File
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'
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.
Out left outlet: When a timer was started is sent out the outlet.
Out right outlet: When a is received in the right inlet, the time elapsed (in the time format specified by the format attribute) since the timer was started is sent out the outlet.
|Timing and Sequencing Events||Timing and Sequencing Events|
|clocker||Report elapsed time, at regular intervals|
|cpuclock||Retrieve the CPU time|
|delay||Delay a bang|
|pipe||Delay numbers, lists or symbols|
|setclock||Create and control an alternative clock|
|transport||Control a clock|
|Max Basic Tutorial 19: Timing||Max Basic Tutorial 19: Timing|