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Is it possible to put a poly~ within a poly~ again in Max 6.1 ?

Mar 10 2013 | 9:15 am


Some months ago I discovered that it was not possible to put a poly~ within a poly~ in Max 6 anymore while it was possible in Max 5 – and quite useful !

I don’t see anything about this in Max 6.1 release notes. Is it possible again ? Delayed to a future version ?

Can we have an officiel statement about this ?

Thank you in advance.

Mar 10 2013 | 11:33 am

i was curious, i made a quick patch and the answer is yes you can and here is the proof!

ps cheepfreerun i am sure that all the people in this forum are extremely high interested of your products …

  1. poly4poly.rar
Mar 11 2013 | 8:58 am

Thanks tada. I just hope it’s officially supported. I wouldn’t like it to be disrupted again in a future update…

Mar 11 2013 | 9:26 am

… but I had nested poly~’s working in Max 6.0.8 just some days ago…

Mar 11 2013 | 9:31 am

I use it all the time without any issue (5…- 6.0.… – 6.1)…

Mar 11 2013 | 11:09 am

Strange. The point came without asking in an e-mail from the support about something else (a big patcher crashing). I have unfortunately lost many e-mails from 2012. However if it works indeed, everything’s fine then !

Mar 11 2013 | 5:32 pm

Just a note, I do think though that if you have nested poly~s with @parallel enabled, it only works on the parent poly~ (this may have changed in 6.1.x). For this reason (if I care about this in the particular patch I’m building), I tend to avoid nesting, if at all possible.


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