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How to control the starting point of a clip ?

Aug 26 2012 | 2:56 pm


How to control, with "the Live API", the starting point of a clip ? (not the starting point of a loop).
(what is in bar 3 in my screen-cature)

Best regards



  1. startingpointofclip.tiff


Aug 26 2012 | 3:52 pm

That’s currently not possible. The best option you have is the ‘move_playing_pos’ function but that only moves the current playing position back and forwards by a given number. But unfortunately that doesn’t work on MIDI clips.

Aug 26 2012 | 5:54 pm

Thank you

Aug 26 2012 | 6:06 pm

However, do you know how to use "function" in Live API.
I tried somethings but it doesn’t work.

My basic is :

-- Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. --

Thank you for your help


Aug 26 2012 | 8:36 pm

Functions need to be called. Just like you use ‘get’ or ‘set’ to, well, get or set a property. So in this case use ‘call’.

Aug 27 2012 | 1:09 pm

thank you

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