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I need multiple toggles to cancel each other out, please help


May 16 2012 | 4:30 pm

OK I’m new to Max/Msp and so far I have been able to build what I need. Now I’m stuck and I’ve tried to search before posting this but couldn’t find an answer. Here’s where I am stuck. Maybe there is even a better way of doing this.

First Half: I have three toggles that trigger different functions, but when 1 toggle is on, the other 2 toggles need to be off. At no time can 2 toggles be on simultaneously.

Second Half: This needs to be cycled by a single "bang". So that as the bang is pressed, toggle 1 is on and toggle 2 and 3 are off. Bang again and toggle 2 is on and 1 and 3 are off, Bang again and toggle 3 is on and 1 and 2 are off. Bang a forth time and you are back to toggle 1 on and 2 and 3 are off… repeat.

Any help would be appreciated. Especially on the first half question.

May 16 2012 | 5:13 pm

radio group do it for ya?


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May 16 2012 | 5:20 pm

Here’s another way using actual toggles…

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May 16 2012 | 6:50 pm

THANK YOU! That was exactly what I was looking for!

and I’ll be checking out the radio function as well.

May 17 2012 | 12:50 am

Here is a version with [coll]


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ak
May 17 2012 | 2:08 pm

for the 2nd question look up [decode]

Feb 03 2013 | 10:32 am

I’m looking to do the same thing, but I want to randomly choose which toggle is on.


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The problem with using random number generation, however, is that if it picks the same number twice, the toggle is untoggled. I need one toggle always to be on.

Any suggestions?


o s
Feb 03 2013 | 10:46 am

Hi, the easy version is to use [urn] instead or random- I would use the [%] modulo object (see patch).

hth o


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Feb 03 2013 | 11:17 am

o s –

Thanks for the quick reply! Not sure if I understand though. Your patch still allows for the possiblity of not having any boxes checked. That’s my core problem, is that one and only one of the boxes needs always to be checked.

Feb 03 2013 | 11:18 am

this patch checks for and discards repeated values


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Feb 03 2013 | 12:52 pm

or:


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Feb 03 2013 | 6:13 pm

Wow, thank you both. A lot! That’s perfect.

Feb 03 2013 | 6:18 pm

What’s the difference between [t b b] and a button with two outs?

Feb 04 2013 | 1:30 am

I should read that. thanks much. I’m just getting into this stuff, but it’s really fun!

Feb 04 2013 | 3:29 pm

And zl.scramble?


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Feb 04 2013 | 3:34 pm

or not ;-)


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