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text to mxb

August 22, 2006 | 4:30 pm

this is probably very obvious, but i cant seem to figure out how to
get max binary patches from the text people post in this list. pasting
it to a text file and changing the extension (like you do in pd) to
*.mxb doesn’t work, so i am lost.
thanks!


August 22, 2006 | 4:39 pm

File -> New From Clipboard


August 22, 2006 | 5:29 pm

Or to provide a little education: *text* patches are not binary patches.
You don’t want .mxb, you want .mxt – and only when a complete patch
has been posted. If it’s just Max clipboard text, then:

Magic Window wrote:
> File -> New From Clipboard


August 23, 2006 | 3:36 pm

i have the same problem – i do what is listed in the tutorial about turning text to max patches: i open a patch as text, delete the text and copy the new text patch in, and no matter what format i save it in (.pat, .mxb, .mxt) it always opens as text. im on windows, btw.


August 23, 2006 | 3:38 pm

duh, sorry, didnt read last post – new from clipboard works. yay. still, doing the method listed in the tutrial on the website doesnt work for me – wierd.


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