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filtergraph appearance

Sep 11 2010 | 10:27 pm


New to Max/Msp. I have 2 different color schemes for filtergraph~. I only want one on the screen at any time and want to be able to switch between them on a single click. i have tried messing around with prepend sets and have looked at a load of patches for ideas but am not having much luck!

Patch is attached. Please help if you can :)


Sep 11 2010 | 10:33 pm

Have a look at the bpatcher help file. The example in the "patcher more" subpatch will help you out :)

Sep 11 2010 | 11:19 pm

open the Inspector for your filtergraph and look at the relevant colors. you can drag out attributes from there onto the filtergraph and bingo, you’ll have a message box with what you need. I’d say have a [swatch] for each color attribute, then use [preset] on all of them. Preset 1=color scheme 1, preset 2=color scheme 2.

no other program I know of lets you customize things like colors (not to mention functionality) as easily as Max!

Sep 12 2010 | 9:22 pm

Thanks tim and seejayjames! i’ve used the color attributes from the filtergraph, dragging them into message boxes, all good..

However, i dont follow the steps of swatches and presets, not sure how it all connects…

Any chance a forum member could supply a simple example of how you can switch between 2 color schemes for a single LED using seejayjames’ method?



Sep 12 2010 | 11:37 pm

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