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Sending Max a Key/Modifier while in the background

Sep 10 2008 | 9:26 pm

Can anyone think of a way to send a max-built application a key or modifier, while it’s not the frontmost application? Basically I’d like my Max application to recognize whenever the Shift key is pressed, even while in the background.

Sep 10 2008 | 9:41 pm


it is free, altough there is still a buy button left on their web site ;)

Sep 10 2008 | 9:50 pm


I have just tried the CNMAT Spectral Synthesis Tutorials for the
first time in max 5. Somehow using this patch I get two different
results in max 5 and 4. In max 5 the synthesis is somehow not very
smooth, as if the line object is not outputting a smooth ramp. Do I
need to change something to get the same resolution in max 5? or is
this a bug related to the externals in max 5? My SDIF file has under
10 partials in it so I can’t see how it’s related to memory alocation
or anything like that.

I’m on osx 10.4.11 UB.

Many Thanks in advance

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