just wandering how much data can be stored in a coll object? I have 12 indexes with matrix co-ordinates for entries for each index and can’t add any more. Is this because I have used all available characters/spaces/memory etc? I could have multiple coll’s but one big u-menu showing all the coll entries would be ideal (or can you use multiple coll objects to fill a single u-menu drop down box?
Clicking on the insert … message does add a 13th index in your coll, as expected.
This kind of error messages generally happens when the coll’s syntax isn’t respected, which can be the case if the coll is edited by hand.
Thanks for all the replies guys! it seems to work fine now when i click the insert message like Roman says. Not sure why that didn’t work before, i’ll have to chalk it up to a mix of my stupidity and my temperemental computer.
The ‘:errors in text file line 13’ message happens when you’ve tried to edit the coll using the built in text editor, right? If so, you’ve typed the line wrong somehow. Over the years I’ve gotten in the habit of editing the coll, selecting all, copying it, then closing the window. This way, if there was some problem with the entries, I can pop the coll open again, select all, paste the previous contents, and look for my error.
It would be great if Max was smarter about this, though.