List Arg Limit


    Jul 09 2018 | 3:29 pm
    Why are Max dynamic list elements limited to 9 args, i.e., ! > $9? [$11( gives me [\$11(. Patch attached.

    • Jul 09 2018 | 3:50 pm
      why?
      1.) when max was born monitors were only 640 pixels wide. 2.) there must be a few differences between max and pd to demonstrate that they different programs. :) for workarounds for egde cases where you might want this search the forum, here is a simple one:
      https://cycling74.com/forums/limit-of-the-function
    • Jul 09 2018 | 3:51 pm
      Part curious, part want to pass +9 args to patcher when scripting.
    • Jul 10 2018 | 3:09 am
      "my" method should work with scripting too (except when there is a space or slash character directly beside the quotes or similar weird things.) script newdefault 188 152 50 mypatch "100 200 300 400 set 5 write frgb 20 20 20"
    • Jul 10 2018 | 4:05 am
      Ah, interesting! Will give that a whirl! Thanks.