Hints

Max lets you add hints - helpful information when the mousee is positioned over an object - to individuals Max objects using the Inspector.

Adding an hint to a Max object

  • Select and object and open the object's Inspector.
  • Double-click in the Value column for the Hint attribute. A text box will appear for entering some text.
  • Enter the text for your hint and press the return key.
  • Click on the Lock icon in the patcher window toolbar to lock your patch.
  • When you position the cursor over the object to which you've added a hint, your text will be shown near the object in a tooltip.


Removing a hint from a Max object

  • Select an object and open its Inspector.
  • Double-click in the Value column for the Hint attribute. Remove the text. After you do so, a hint will no longer appear for the selected object.

See Also

Name Description
Organizing Your Patch Organizing Your Patch