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Extracting the state of a toggle in JavaScript

Mar 05 2010 | 2:11 pm

Is there a message that can be sent to a Javascript-created toggle to learn its current state (which may have been altered by the user)?


Mar 05 2010 | 3:29 pm

Assuming that you have a toggle somewhere in the patcher named "yoyo". You can use the pattr system to get it’s value using getvalueof.

function bang()
var toggle = this.patcher.getnamed("yoyo");
outlet(0, toggle.getvalueof());

Mar 05 2010 | 5:22 pm

Outstanding. Thanks EJ!

Jul 26 2011 | 3:11 am

the javascript documentation could be extended / improved a little bit more..

lets see what version 6 will bring to us!

any references / articles in this matter are always welcome!

happy patching guys!

Jul 26 2011 | 3:12 am

duplicated, sorry

Aug 01 2011 | 2:48 am

super cool, that was the little and important piece i was needing for my javascript toggle sequencer, i should post sources very soon ( :

tks guys!

Aug 01 2011 | 2:53 am

the current version is attached.

yet super simple, build a grid of toggles than outputs bang when the playhead passes by a toggle set to ON.

need to improve it a bit to be really useful, but the main concept and code is pretty much there.

any feedbacks, suggestions, improvements, are more than welcome.


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