add a new object using OO-concept


    Jan 24 2006 | 5:48 am
    Hi all,
    Is it possible to use the OO-concept to make a new object ?
    For example, I have a patch to be a texture object which can load and assign
    an image to its outlet. I wish to have a multiple of them but do not want to
    "copy-and-paste" multiple static instance of them. Would it be possible to
    load it and place it in the right place with correct links dynamically ?
    (^_^)
    William

    • Jan 24 2006 | 6:00 am
      I too have run in to this 'issue', the best methodology ive found is
      using bpatchers (or subpatchers) (so you can have one 'object' [the
      patcher/bpatcher you can update as you wish), and 'instantiate it' by
      either hard coding it in the patch (ie manually), or scripting its
      instantiation with thispatcher scripting. This is taking the max
      approach to solution. The other method would be to use java /
      javascript to manage your objects for you.
      I have run into performance issues with thispatcher scripting, but I
      think it has to do with the fact that im using a decent amount of
      JSUI objects. Ive yet to experiment in any real way with using
      javascript/thispatcher or java to manage this sort of thing at all.
      Id love to hear strategies besides this.
      v a d e //
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    • Jan 24 2006 | 10:47 am
      Have you looked at Max Tutorial 27?
      Looks like the answer to your question.
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