Creating automation for the pictslider or appropriate equivalent


    Mar 14 2011 | 3:50 pm
    Im looking for any ideas or suggestions on how I would go about setting up automation for the knob in the pictslider to follow..

    • Mar 15 2011 | 12:20 pm
      Have a look ad pattrstorage with interpolation recall. This way you can make multiple "snapshots" and interpolate between any of them
    • Mar 16 2011 | 2:09 am
      I ran into this problem myself when trying to automate a gesture performed on the magic trackpad, which was mapped onto a [pictslider].
      I modified powmod's (from recordlabelrecords.org) [datalogger] and created a 2-input data automator patcher, which works with floats too.
      You can find it in my tool thingie, http://cycling74.com/toolbox/lao-patchers/ . (it's [lao.auto2] - see the readme file for a demonstration)
      Hope this helps :)
    • Mar 16 2011 | 1:50 pm
      Thanks for the input guys, ill have a look into both of them, im a bit of a newb so may take me awhile
      cheers
    • Mar 16 2011 | 4:15 pm
      @moobla
      re Frans-Jan Wind
      here's a handy utility, demonstrating how to interpolate between presets using [pattrstorage] - I won't claim any credit for it; judging by the font and style it might belong to Volker Boehm I think. But maybe not
      Brendan
    • Mar 16 2011 | 4:25 pm
      pattrstorage is a handy solution, but although it's easy to record the two different states (starting and ending), it is not as easy to record a particular action or input.
      with my abstraction [lao.auto2], you can record two inputs simultaneously, and it records the rate of the inputs, so if you record a particular drawing motion on the [pictslider], it can reproduce the same drawing motion at realtime speed.