something like bucket for lists


    Dec 16 2010 | 12:40 am
    After using Max for years, I still have trouble working with parameters that flow sequentially rather than simultaneously through multiple outlets or as a list. Currently, I'm trying to synchronize two function objects and am struggling with the fact that they output data in line~ format (the first value in one list, then the rest in a subsequent one), while don't accept input in that format. Basically, I need something like bucket, but that works as a shift register for whole lists received sequentially. Alternatively, if there's another way to graphically synch multiple function or ej.function.js objects, I'm open to that. Any suggestions are appreciated.
    Thanks, Zach

    • Dec 16 2010 | 1:50 am
      There's probably something that can do this in Lobjects. Just search in google.
    • Dec 16 2010 | 2:05 am
      zl queue is prety close, although if you want discrete outputs like bucket, you'd have to follow it with some gating.
    • Dec 16 2010 | 2:20 am
      Does seem like there'd be something in there, but all I can think of is Lbuild with a counter that outputs and clears it after two bangs. Not the most elegant solution considering the timing it takes to get it right.
    • Dec 16 2010 | 11:51 am
      How about this...
    • Dec 16 2010 | 6:49 pm
      I should have just made the topic of this post about syncing function objects, as that's what i'm trying to use this for. Terry, while your patch is a bucket for lists, if I hook it up to zl join it causes the two lists to alternate position. I also have to make sure it clears the function object before sending the concatenated list and not after.
      What's the best way to sync two function objects?!
    • Dec 16 2010 | 7:52 pm
      does this help?
    • Dec 16 2010 | 8:07 pm
      Yes! Listdump, that's what I was looking for. Thanks!
    • Feb 22 2011 | 6:51 pm
      Yes!!! the right post... THX dude. the zl group object helps a lot !!!