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Get size of this bpatcher?

May 10 2014 | 9:45 am

If you have an abstraction being displayed in a bpatcher, is it possible for the abstraction to get the size of the bpatcher?

May 14 2014 | 2:50 am

Hi, not sure how to do this in normal Max, but the following js will give you the bpatcher size if called from within:

inlets = 1
outlets = 1

function getsize() {
if ( )
outlet( 0, );

May 14 2014 | 3:09 am

Amazing, thanks Lee.

I will call this code on patcher load, to resize the bpatcher contents based on the size of the bpatcher.

Is there a way to have this code execute automatically after each time the bpatcher is resized?

May 14 2014 | 3:47 am

No, don’t think so – if you need to get updated, best thing to do is set up a metro object to fire the message into the js every x ms and respond to changes in the result

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