Open URL / HTTP browser in Max/Jitter


    Feb 06 2007 | 6:35 am
    I'm trying to find a way to open URL (and ideally launch a browser in the process) with Max/Jitter on Intel Mac.
    LaunchURL external does this, but not on Intel Mac. mxj.syscommand would let me exec a script to do it, but again not on Intel Mac. jit.uldl can upload FTP but not HTTP.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks!
    Jeff

    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:50 am
      This works:
      wes
    • Feb 06 2007 | 3:07 pm
      Thanks Wes! While this does work with a hardwired URL, I need to specify different URLs on the fly. Essentially, I need a way to specify the URL as a variable. I've experimented with using a message box containing a URL at the input to the ; max message with $1, but it doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions?
      Thanks again!
      Jeff
    • Feb 06 2007 | 3:22 pm
      You could compose your message using sprintf, bang it with prepend set connected to sprintf's output to place it in a message box, subsequently bang the messagebox
      > > Thanks Wes! While this does work with a hardwired URL, I need to specify > different URLs on the fly. Essentially, I need a way to specify the URL as > a variable. I've experimented with using a message box containing a URL at > the input to the ; max message with $1, but it doesn't seem to work. Any > suggestions? > > Thanks again! > > Jeff > -- > www.jeffreypaulburger.com > www.jpburger.com >
    • Feb 06 2007 | 4:47 pm
      Check out p. 22 of Javascript in Max. You can use this JS script and patch to do what you want.
      -------------------http.js-----------------------------------
      function launch(val) { max.launchbrowser(val); }
    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:03 pm
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 7:07 AM, Jeff Burger wrote:
      > > Thanks Wes! While this does work with a hardwired URL, I need to > specify different URLs on the fly. Essentially, I need a way to > specify the URL as a variable. I've experimented with using a > message box containing a URL at the input to the ; max message with > $1, but it doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions?
      text | [send max]
      -Joshua
    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:27 pm
      > text > | > [send max]
      I tried that and I got an error saying [send max] already existed with the result that the object I created had no inlets.
      wes
    • Feb 06 2007 | 6:52 pm
    • Feb 06 2007 | 7:10 pm
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 10:27 AM, Wesley Smith wrote:
      >> text >> | >> [send max] > > I tried that and I got an error saying [send max] already existed with > the result that the object I created had no inlets.
      Sorry for the misinformation here. Try [forward max]. Example patch below.
      -Joshua
    • Feb 06 2007 | 7:23 pm
      Great. Easier to use than [sprintf] to make a ; message.
      > Sorry for the misinformation here. Try [forward max].
    • Feb 06 2007 | 7:57 pm
      psi... lord?
      So does this mean I have to buy a $200 "Double Crystal Power Ring" in order to master Jitter?
      "A Psi-Lord has total control over the Matrix. What makes him different from a Psi-Master is that he has gone beyond knowledge, reaching the position of silent knowledge where he knows everything. To reach this position of the assemblage point one needs only one thing - power. Total ruthlessness of spirit is required, not to achieve power, but to stop power being bled from the Psi-Master by him/her donating energy to poor souls in need of energy. A Psi-Lord never gives energy to anyone under any circumstances, only giving them access to energy via psychotronic amplifiers which feed off the Matrix - weakening it for Psi-Masters only..."
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 2:10 PM, Joshua Kit Clayton wrote:
      > > Sorry for the misinformation here. Try [forward max]. Example patch > below. > > #P window setfont "Sans Serif" 9.; > #P window linecount 1; > #P message 264 94 85 196617 www.yunart.org; > #P message 163 94 94 196617 www.psi-lord.com; > #P newex 84 136 114 196617 prepend launchbrowser; > #P message 84 94 71 196617 www.nlp.com; > #P newex 84 162 69 196617 forward max; > #P fasten 4 0 2 0 269 122 89 122; > #P fasten 3 0 2 0 168 122 89 122; > #P connect 1 0 2 0; > #P connect 2 0 0 0; > #P window clipboard copycount 5; > > > -Joshua
      v a d e //
      www.vade.info abstrakt.vade.info
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:11 pm
      Oops, It appears JKC let the cat out of the bag. Just be careful to avoid Graham Nickells aka Paul Hughes Barlow, as his crystals will apparently drive you mad, make you ill, and are part of an evil plot by the UK and US government to confuse the populace about the powers of psi-technology.
      AB
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:14 pm
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 11:57 AM, vade wrote:
      > psi... lord?
      Dig deeper my child. You have not yet even scratched the surface.
      -Joshua
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:28 pm
      Thank god that we have this service however:
      "If you have bought any of these poisoned crystals, talismans... amulets, I have designed an anti occult/anti demon pc to cleanse these poor people of occult poisons and entities. This full spectrum cleansing PC costs $70 plus $10 p&p"
      Ok. ill stop. Well played gentlemen.. well.. played...
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 3:11 PM, andrew benson wrote:
      > Oops, > It appears JKC let the cat out of the bag. Just be careful to avoid > Graham Nickells aka Paul Hughes Barlow, as his crystals will > apparently > drive you mad, make you ill, and are part of an evil plot by the UK > and > US government to confuse the populace about the powers of psi- > technology. > > AB >
      v a d e //
      www.vade.info abstrakt.vade.info
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:30 pm
      >Oops, >It appears JKC let the cat out of the bag. Just be careful to avoid >Graham Nickells aka Paul Hughes Barlow, as his crystals will apparently >drive you mad, make you ill, and are part of an evil plot by the UK and >US government to confuse the populace about the powers of psi-technology.
      All I know is that this charm-bracelet thing can turn on the radio at ear-splitting volume in SUVs remotely, make dogs pee right where they're standing, bend lunchmeat, and get me automatic upgrades to business class on Greyhound buses. Joshua told me never to wear it anywhere in a restaurant or hotel where they were hosting speed dating, but that's not been a problem. The matching cufflinks don't appear to do anything, though. -- on the floor there's a long wooden table/on the table there's an open book/ on the page there's a detailed drawing/and on the drawing is the name I took Gregory Taylor http://www.rtqe.net
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:55 pm
      I wonder - Gregory , is the "Double Crystal Power Ring" related in anyway to those rotating and pulsing tori and their mystical psychic effects? *cough*
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 3:30 PM, Gregory Taylor wrote: > All I know is that this charm-bracelet thing can turn on > the radio at ear-splitting volume in SUVs remotely, make > dogs pee right where they're standing, bend lunchmeat, > and get me automatic upgrades to business class on > Greyhound buses. Joshua told me never to wear it > anywhere in a restaurant or hotel where they were hosting > speed dating, but that's not been a problem. The matching > cufflinks don't appear to do anything, though.
      v a d e //
      www.vade.info abstrakt.vade.info
    • Feb 06 2007 | 8:57 pm
      Some years ago I was working in a DTP studio, and once we had local eccentric painter as a customer, sitting next to me and telling me where to place things. And as if that was not annoying enough - the machine crashed frequently, until he said: Look, I have this crystal in my pocket, people say it causes bad things to computers, let me take it out. He took a huge stone out of his pocket, and placed it outside. Computer stopped crashing. I'll never know...
      On Feb 6, 2007, at 9:11 PM, andrew benson wrote:
      > Oops, > It appears JKC let the cat out of the bag. Just be careful to avoid > Graham Nickells aka Paul Hughes Barlow, as his crystals will > apparently
    • Feb 06 2007 | 9:04 pm
      >I wonder - Gregory , is the "Double Crystal Power Ring" related in >anyway to those rotating and pulsing tori and their mystical psychic >effects? >*cough*
      Gosh, that'd be asking me whether I believe that all forms of enfeeblement are outward manifestations of some common inner state. I will say this, though - the number of bent psi-lords at raves is higher than you might imagine.
      -- on the floor there's a long wooden table/on the table there's an open book/ on the page there's a detailed drawing/and on the drawing is the name I took Gregory Taylor http://www.rtqe.net
    • Jul 25 2007 | 2:04 am
      hello all !! i am trying to build an image browser within max, basically an interface very similar to the ACDsee one - where you can drag, cut, paste and move thumbnails of jpg files. Do someone have a suggestion on how can i achive this? maybe with some java class??? any help s very very apreciated!! tnx in adv, m
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