Choosing an External Editor
- In the Max Preferences, turn on the “Always use External Text Editor” option in the Interface section.
This will use the Operating System’s “Open With…” default for the opening file-based content.
Using the External Editor
- For object items that can be selected, you can use an external editor by selecting the Open with External Editor option in the File menu.
- You can also choose the “Show In Finder” option to have the operating system show the file; from there, you could open or manipulate the file with any tools you have available.
Choosing a Specific EditorIf you wish to select a specific text editor, click on the Choose button to show a file dialog. Select the application that you want to use any time file-based text is to be edited.