Recently I was trying to write an external that could load QuartComposer patches and directly interact with their published ports.
I successfully succeed in loading a few ones but I’m currently using a quick and dirty hack which consist of grabbing the main screen as described here:
but it never gives it back…
Now I’d like to do it properly and for that I need to be able to wrap a WindowRef as a NSWindow.
So the question is how to properly create a window and get a WindowRef with the MaxMSP API?
On Jan 16, 2007, at 12:07 PM, remy muller wrote:
> So the question is how to properly create a window and get a
> WindowRef with the MaxMSP API?
Use wind_new() to create the window. Then use wind_syswind() to get
the WindowPtr (which is what t_syswind is defined to be on Mac)
t_syswind wind_syswind(t_wind *x);
Hope this helps.
I’ll let you know how far I get.
thanks again for pointing me in the right direction, I can now have a working NSWindow with a QCView inside it out of a t_wind.
I’m still not finished yet, but now it’s only QuartzComposer/ObjectiveC related.
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