Preview Mode not working


    Sep 29 2013 | 12:01 am
    Unfortunately I think it's only become clear to me now that preview mode does not work consistently for me. Which unfortunately means that all those times I thought I was doing something incorrectly in a patch (where no sound was being generated) may just mean that preview mode was being buggy.
    I'm not particularly happy about this. Has anyone else encountered this and is there a solution? Right now all I can do is save my patch and deactivate preview mode in order to hear. I can not do live edits.

    • Sep 29 2013 | 12:04 am
      Or I have to restart Live 9 and Max in order to bring back preview mode. In general, I'm finding the entire thing confusing.
    • Oct 13 2013 | 3:48 am
      Preview mode is still not working for me. Should I assume I'm the only one?
    • Oct 13 2013 | 9:36 am
      I also find preview mode rather confusing. Can you give a reproducible situation where it doesn't work as described in the docs?
    • Oct 13 2013 | 3:40 pm
      Thanks for that link. I do wonder if I'm dealing with memory states.
      Here's where I'm at:
      1) Preview mode is not working 2) When in Live mode (Preview mode off an audio coming from Live instead of Max), as I play notes on a keyboard, some notes don't play. The notes that don't play is seemingly random
      Regarding the second point, I do assume my settings are wrong. I suspect I've done something wrong but can't decipher what it is.
    • Oct 13 2013 | 3:43 pm
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    • Oct 13 2013 | 4:37 pm
      Well, I found the problem but it's not clear to why it happens but the audio was turned off with Max 6 and so preview mode didn't work. I'm assuming this may happen when I close my laptop?
      Not sure if Cycling '74 is concerned but maybe there can be a small light/indicator somewhere that warns you if audio is disabled (same as Live has).
    • Oct 13 2013 | 5:39 pm
      If I understand correctly, you can solve putting either [ezdac~] or [adstatus switch] in your patch to monitor and control audio status in Max.
      ...or [dspstate~]
    • Jan 05 2014 | 4:54 am
      ESTEVANCARLOS, how did you know the audio was turned off and how did you turn it back on? I am encountering the exact same issue. I am able to go to Options>Audio Status and turn the Audio from Off to On but that doesn't fix my problem. But the issue is exactly the same - sometimes Preview works and sometimes it doesnt...