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Problem with pictctrl. Maybe is a bug?

October 23, 2011 | 3:40 pm

i don't know where is the problem.I'm thinking that is a bug, because if i use the matrixctrl it works. if you can see the png it has the not clicked image (yellow knob) and the clicked image (blue knob). But it doesn't work.

Any help?


  1. pictctrl.maxpat
October 24, 2011 | 10:58 am

I have used the beta of MAX MSP 6 and the same error. :(

Nobody knows why???

October 24, 2011 | 11:56 am

I’m not sure what you’re trying to achieve, but perhaps you could take off circular tracking and include horizontal/vertical tracking?

October 24, 2011 | 12:37 pm

im trying to create a dial with clicked image. but it doesnt works.

October 25, 2011 | 11:54 am

This is the inspector that i used to configure the dial.

Please, if somebody can help me :(


  1. INSPECTOR.jpg


October 27, 2011 | 4:50 am

So you’re trying to make it yellow until the user clicks/drags it, at which point it will turn bluish-green? Sorry I don’t have much experience with [pictctrl], but try sending the "clickedImage 0" and "clickedImage 1" messages. If that works, perhaps you could hack it into whatever you want.

October 27, 2011 | 10:43 am

Yep this is what i want. I dont know why it doesnt work because with the matrixctrl object it does.

How to configure the sending messages? if im moving the dial how to send a message and when the dial stop how to send the other message?

thankssss Spectre for your help!

October 29, 2011 | 5:49 pm

No solution?

October 31, 2011 | 9:45 am

Look up the [message] object in the help docs, as well as the messages for [pictctrl]

October 31, 2011 | 12:14 pm

i have done a shit solution. Using a mousestate and sel objects and the clickedimage message. but i can believe that it cant work in normal mode.

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