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Multiple windows in plugin

March 15, 2006 | 11:34 pm

Hi

Is there a way of allowing a plugin created in max to open more patcher windows?

In my patch several patchers are opened by the pcontrol object, and can’t see a way of getting these to open when working as a plugin. It’s probably a plugconfig parameter or something.

Cheers for any help!

Toby


March 16, 2006 | 12:26 am

As far as i’m aware most hosts do not like plugins opening subwindows – sometimes even opening a file browser will cause a crash.


March 16, 2006 | 12:41 am

you cannot open subpatchers within a plugin….. you can either use the offset scripting messages to bpatcher or the view options with plugconfig…..this way you can move the view to the controls you need


March 16, 2006 | 1:48 am

Cheers.
Was worried that may be the case. Looks like a bit of re-designing is in order.


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