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How to make NOT automatically play back after reading

Apr 26 2013 | 4:49 am

Right after I read a file into a object the file starts to play back automatically. I listen for the "read" message in the "dumpout" outlet and I successfully filter out the correct notification to know when the file finishes reading yet when I try to send a "stop" message to this object, playback doesn’t stop. Manually clicking on the stop message does work though so I’m think my timing is off and I don’t know how to fix it.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.


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Apr 26 2013 | 7:55 am

Try "@autostart 0" ;-)

Apr 26 2013 | 5:30 pm


I also realized that adding a "delay 100" before the bang in my posted patch solves the problem too. The @autostart attribute is much cleaner though.


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