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Pattrstorage – Get Client Data


Mar 12 2012 | 4:35 pm

Hey all!

I’ve stared myself blind on this stupid little thing..

Does anyone know, how to "ask" / get the client data with a message from a pattrstorage object?

I can make it output everytime the data changes, but i’ve stared my self blind on how to just "get a current state".

Please help :)

Lasse

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Mar 12 2012 | 5:29 pm

send a message "getstoredvalue " to pattrstorage and value appears in the output.
However i strongly suggest you dig deeper into pattrstorage to start working with stored values instead of client values (which are temporary more or less). It’s well worth invested time

Mar 12 2012 | 5:36 pm

Thanks! But then i have to assign a alias my self, or do I get them from somewhere?

My patch deals with tempoary numbers only, i don’t have to store anything, so thats fine for now I think. But thank you so much for the good advice!

Mar 12 2012 | 6:02 pm

getclientlist or get them from client window. :)
I believe you can also use the index number, but I didn’t deal with client window all that much, it’s in the reference file somewhere

Mar 12 2012 | 6:41 pm

I tried the getclientlist, but then I don’t get the value of the client, which is what I need. Do you have some other idea for retrieving the value from a client / object with scripting name, that can have multiple values?

Mar 12 2012 | 7:56 pm

You can send "getX" to pattrstorage. This will cause it to output a list of:

"X value"

if "X" is one of its clients

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Mar 12 2012 | 8:00 pm

Amazing! Stupid i didn’t try that one… so obvious. thanks a lot!

Mar 12 2012 | 8:52 pm

whoops, should have clarified that. sorry :)

Mar 12 2012 | 9:27 pm

haha! no problem. Thank you so much for taking your time to answer! :)

Oct 20 2013 | 9:46 am

My solution:

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