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From pluggo to m4l

Dec 07 2009 | 12:05 pm

What should i know, beside the quick notes i found in the manual ? Things are still not clear for me…

– Do i get rid of the pp objects ?

– How to i convert my xml preset file i used with pattr to a bunch of presets Live would understand ?

Best wishes


Dec 07 2009 | 4:38 pm

The pp objects are some embed in the live.* objects (live.dial, live.numbox, live.slider to name a few). Which speeds up the development process. Plus they have various display features, they are magically automatable and modulable…

For your second question, pattrstorage can store presets within a device preset. You need to set its parameter_enable in order to have it become a blob parameter.

Dec 07 2009 | 6:51 pm

Merci Emmanuel. So if i use other objects than the live family, i should still use pp ?

Dec 07 2009 | 10:35 pm

Nope. You’ll use pattr instead, and set its parameter_enable attribute. That way it becomes a parameter (seen by Live as such).


Dec 08 2009 | 9:42 am

Ahhhh, clear now. Thanks again. By the way, congratulation for your work, m4l is sexy.

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