pattrstorage & symbols


    Oct 28 2008 | 3:30 am
    running max5 on a windows xp sp2
    is there a convenient way to store/recall presets in pattrstorage using symbols/ characters as arguements?
    i know this is a stretch, but if there isn't then I have to write a coll that stores symbols as indices and #s as elements, which is pretty sloppy and i would need to save them for each piece.
    thanks for any help

    • Oct 28 2008 | 6:04 pm
      eli schrieb: > is there a convenient way to store/recall presets in pattrstorage > using symbols/ characters as arguements?
      yes...
      hint: subpatcher [p slotnames] in the help file of pattrstorage...
      You might still need to store them in a coll or menu for recall purposes...
      Stefan
      -- Stefan Tiedje------------x------- --_____-----------|-------------- --(_|_ ----|-----|-----()------- -- _|_)----|-----()-------------- ----------()--------www.ccmix.com
    • Oct 29 2008 | 12:11 pm
      You might want to look at the p.storage abstraction which enables storing presets as symbols. You can also edit the symbols and presets in a number of ways. You can get it here:
      pelado
      On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 7:04 PM, Stefan Tiedje wrote:
      > eli schrieb: > >> is there a convenient way to store/recall presets in pattrstorage >> using symbols/ characters as arguements? >> > > yes... > > hint: subpatcher [p slotnames] in the help file of pattrstorage... > > You might still need to store them in a coll or menu for recall purposes... > > Stefan > > -- > Stefan Tiedje------------x------- > --_____-----------|-------------- > --(_|_ ----|-----|-----()------- > -- _|_)----|-----()-------------- > ----------()--------www.ccmix.com > > > >
    • Oct 30 2008 | 7:19 pm
      ok, so i stole the pelado method and used the umenu's # output (thanks buddy.) Just remember to set the output and then bang it, as I don't think umenu has a convenient way to just output a given index.
      does anyone know how many presets pattrstorage can hold? I have #s going into the thousands I'm gonna see if it dies or not.
    • Oct 30 2008 | 10:04 pm
      Quote: theblackpeacock wrote on Thu, 30 October 2008 12:19 ---------------------------------------------------- > does anyone know how many presets pattrstorage can hold? I have #s going into the thousands I'm gonna see if it dies or not. ----------------------------------------------------
      Not sure, but I do know that it can hold thousands of pattrs with dozens of presets, so it seems to scale up pretty well.
      Let us know if you hit a limit, I'm sure people will be interested to know.
    • Oct 30 2008 | 10:21 pm
      > You might still need to store them in a coll > or menu for recall purposes...
      You can use the messages [getslotname ] or [getslotnamelist]
      either will allow you to recall them.
      jml