zl.len Reference

Get list length

zl.len

Arguments

None.

Attributes

zlmaxsize [atom_long]

Maximum List Length

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.

jspainterfile [symbol]

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]

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 [4 floats]

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

textjustification [int]

Sets the justification for the object's text.

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.

Messages

bang

TEXT_HERE

int

TEXT_HERE

float

TEXT_HERE

list

Input list

anything

TEXT_HERE

mode

The word 'mode' followed by one of the following words will set the mode of the object:
change, compare, delace, ecils, group, indexmap, iter, join, lace, len, lookup, median, mth, nth, queue, reg, rev, rot, scramble, sect, slice, sort, stack, stream, sub, sum, swap, thin, union, or unique.

See the reference for the corresponding mode for more information.

zlclear

Clears the currently held list.

Output

int

Out left outlet:
Length of list.

See Also

Name Description
zl.change Filter out list repetitions
zl.compare Compare two lists
zl.delace De-interleave a list
zl.ecils Slice a list in reverse order
zl.filter Remove items in a list
zl.group Store and output a list
zl.indexmap Create new list from list of indexes
zl.iter Successively output lists of specific size
zl.join Combine two lists
zl.lace Interleave two lists
zl.lookup Output elements of a list
zl.median Get the median value of a list of numbers
zl.mth Extract item from list
zl.nth Extract item from list
zl.queue Output elements of a list in the order they are received
zl.reg Store and output a list
zl.rev Reverse a list
zl.rot Rotate a list
zl.scramble Scramble a list
zl.sect Find common items between two lists
zl.slice Slice a list in two
zl.sort Arrange a list in alphanumeric order
zl.stack Output elements of a list in reverse order
zl.stream Make a list of a certain size
zl.sub Output position for each occurance of right list in left
zl.sum Sum a list of numbers
zl.swap Swap two list indexes
zl.thin Remove duplicates from list
zl.union Combine two lists without duplicating shared items
zl.unique Remove items from a list