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Jitter Gen family of objects: can I get values from a previous frame?


March 26, 2014 | 9:37 am

Quick question – I’m creating a visual effect in Jitter that requires me to use values from a previous frame so I can compare them to the current frame. It seems this isn’t possible within a Gen patcher – you can only work with values from the current frame. Is that correct?

I’m sure I can buffer the frame outside the Gen patcher and do it that way. I just wanted to know if there was a way to do it all within Gen.

March 26, 2014 | 9:52 am

I don’t believe so, but you can simply loop the output of your Gen patcher back to an additional input, and you’ll have the previous frame available that way.

March 26, 2014 | 10:08 am

Of course – thanks Jesse.

June 26, 2015 | 6:29 am

I’d like to bump this thread back up, as I’ve noticed that it’s not possible to connect the output of a jit.pix object into one of it’s own inputs.

How would I feed the previous frame back into the jit.pix?

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