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Read value from a toggle

October 14, 2012 | 11:48 am

How can i read the value (selected/unselected) from a toggle? i don’t see that an attribute for that to use with getattr.


October 14, 2012 | 12:38 pm

Hi
the best I could do is to enable Parameter Mode Enable, thereby allowing one to set the toggle’s initial state (0 or 1). This can then be "read" using [sel 0 1]. I guess you could also use [loadmess] to achieve the same thing. This probably won’t help if you need to read the toggle state dynamically….

Brendan


October 14, 2012 | 12:48 pm

….second best I could do:

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Brendan


October 14, 2012 | 1:20 pm

Reading it dynamically is indeed what i want to do (with js). I don’t get it, i seem to be able to read every parameter i see in the inspector, but the most important one (its value, or selected-state) isn’t accessible?



ak
October 14, 2012 | 2:13 pm

and third ugly-hacky-non_js way:

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and a little nicer pattr-also_non_js:

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October 14, 2012 | 2:32 pm

I think this thread answers your question:

obj.getvalueof()

http://cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=25125



MIB
October 15, 2012 | 3:14 am

I think both n00b_meister and Andrzej are over thinking the non-js just a little bit ;)
unless I am way off base, this is probably the easiest way of doing it… non-js, that is.
Feel free to hit me over the head if I’m wrong!

M

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October 15, 2012 | 10:30 am
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October 15, 2012 | 10:52 am

This was indeed what i was looking for: obj.getvalueof()

Thanks!


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