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Problem with pictctrl. Maybe is a bug?

Oct 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
Oct 24 2011 | 10:58 am

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

Nobody knows why???

Oct 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?

Oct 24 2011 | 12:37 pm

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

Oct 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


Oct 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.

Oct 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!

Oct 29 2011 | 5:49 pm

No solution?

Oct 31 2011 | 9:45 am

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

Oct 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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