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Matrixctrl + pattr confusion.

December 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm

what am i doing wrong here? i’m trying to hook up matrixctrl to pattr. but when i do it restricts it to ‘one cell per column’ which is not what i want. i want to be able to use as many cells as possible at the same time.

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December 1, 2008 | 6:03 pm

oh yea.
MaxMSP 5.04
Mac OSX 10.4.11
2.16 Intel Core 2 Duo


December 1, 2008 | 6:17 pm

On Dec 1, 2008, at 10:00 AM, keith o brien wrote:

> what am i doing wrong here?

I’m not sure exactly what is wrong with your example, but if you use
autopattr, instead of individual pattr objects, the problem goes away.

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Chris Muir
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December 1, 2008 | 6:24 pm

wow. so it does. very strange. thank you.


December 1, 2008 | 6:33 pm

You have a feedback loop. Disconnect the connection between matrixctrl’s outlet and pattr’s inlet. The connection from pattr’s central outlet is sufficient to create a two-way transfer between pattr and the attached object (there is, in fact, no data passed via that outlet — it’s just used to create a "bound" connection between the pattr and the object).

jb


December 1, 2008 | 6:45 pm

good to know. that’s cleared it up for me. thanks.


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