Aligning Patch Cords
Aligning a patch cord will square it off and route it around objects (if necessary). Users of previous versions of Max should note that Max 5 has a much more intelligent patch cord aligning algorithm that will work in many cases where previous versions gave up and did nothing.
Cleaning Up Single Connections

Cleaning Up Multiple Connections
In some cases, you may need to choose Align Connections more than once to complete the alignment.