print

Print any message in the max window

Description

print will print any input into the Max window for debugging, messaging, or analysis purposes.

Arguments

Name Type Opt Description
message-identifier anything opt The argument is an identifier for the print object. Each message printed in the Max window is preceded by the name of the print object. The name can be either a number or a word. If there is no argument, the name of the print object is print. Using an argument to print can help distinguish the output of two or more print objects.

Messages

bang Performs the same function as anything.
int input [int]
Performs the same function as anything.
float input [float]
Performs the same function as anything.
list input [list]
Performs the same function as anything.
anything input [list]
Messages are not interpreted by the print object. They are simply printed verbatim in the Max window.
(mouse) Double-clicking on any print object opens the Max window or brings it to the front.

Information for box attributes common to all objects

Output

anything: There are no outlets. The message received in the inlet is printed in the Max window.

Examples

Used for displaying output or for notifying when an event takes place

See Also

Name Description
Max Basic Tutorial 1: Hello Max Basic Tutorial 1: Hello
Max Basic Tutorial 2: Bang! Max Basic Tutorial 2: Bang!