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Cannot observe property clip_trigger_quantization, is this an m4l Bug?

Apr 11 2013 | 10:13 pm

This patch works perfectly in Live 8. In Live 9 I get "bad number" errors. This patch is a test that should show a number that represents the Clip trigger quantization. To me this feels like a bug. Any thoughts? Thank you!

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Apr 12 2013 | 9:55 am

That property isn’t listed in the Live Object Model so i’m assuming its something that isn’t exposed to the API…


Apr 12 2013 | 11:08 pm

It is listed in the Live Object Model it is a property of the Song.



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May 11 2013 | 12:03 pm

Any word on this. I love the patch. and videos.

May 20 2013 | 9:08 am

Maybe this should be reported as a bug?

May 20 2013 | 9:32 am

The same problem happens with midi_recording_quantization

May 20 2013 | 9:42 am

Sorry, I should have mentioned this sooner. I have reported this as a bug and Cycling 74 has confirmed that it is a bug. So, it is just a waiting game right now, hopefully it will be addressed in the next update.


Jul 18 2013 | 8:21 am

Any word when this will be fixed.

Jul 18 2013 | 9:20 am

Nope, no word, and the latest bug fix updates didn’t fix it. I think it might help if more people submit a bug report? this is really frustrating for me and I can’t even find a work-around.


Jul 18 2013 | 7:11 pm

i figured a work around but doent included max which is a bummer to me. your patch was crucial to my lemur template for live. worked great in 8 but havent been able to control since. im gonna start using clyph – x midi remote script
and make custom x-control functions.

Jul 19 2013 | 3:49 pm is certainly broken, but live.object is still in the game. does spit out a 0 (along with the bad number error) any time that the quantization is changed. perhaps the 0 could trigger a message "get clip_trigger_quantization"~[live.object] so you can get the necessary values for your patch (and lesson) to work.

I happened to add you on twitter earlier today, and your tag is set to "teach me something" … well I wouldn’t go anywhere near that far, but I hope this helps :)

Jul 19 2013 | 3:59 pm

Matpec! you are so right! Thank you. I will try this out this weekend and see how it goes. Thanks again.

Jul 19 2013 | 4:15 pm

np. your vids about this patch helped me get on my feet with max. helping out here is the very least I could do

Jul 21 2013 | 6:02 am

Worked perfectly! Here is the patch with your beautiful bugfix(even a little thanks in the comments in the patch Matpec).

This link will download the patch.

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