getting the ID of a certain Parameter from the Live API

    Mar 19 2013 | 2:56 pm
    I'm browsing the API documetatin for some time now, but can't find any examples if there is an easy way to get an ID of a certain parameter in a device (inside the device)... As the code will be inside the device, it should be the "live.path" object with an argument i guess like "live.path this_device parameters ???" but don't know if there is any direct reference i can get to an automatable parameter somehow (not with mouseclick, i can do that)...
    am i missing something, or ???
    thx in advance for any help, Kevin

    • Mar 19 2013 | 7:59 pm
      To get the parameter ID you need calculating the path.
    • Mar 19 2013 | 10:49 pm
      Thanx Broc, i see your example and understand but how i will know the parameter number? :) If i know the parameter number then certainly i can get the ID, but what if there is a certain knob in the device i want to get the ID of? How i can refer to that? how i can get what parameter number it is in the device? Also, is the parameter numbers dynamic (like the IDs) or the parameter number is always the same in a device?
      Thanx again for the help, Kevin
    • Mar 20 2013 | 1:02 am
      You can generate the list of parameter names which reflects the numbering. Numbers in a device are always the same unless you add/delete a parameter.
    • Mar 20 2013 | 3:49 am
      thanx Broc, i see then... i have to iterate the parameters and select the id i need! Thought maybe i can use the name in the path, but then it's not the case... thanx again for your help!
    • Mar 19 2015 | 8:35 pm
      why can't I view the attachments? I can't find the answer to this anywhere else
    • Mar 19 2015 | 8:56 pm
      What's your question? The answer to the original question was 'i have to iterate the parameters and select the id i need!'. I'm willing to help if you give some specifics.