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When one box checked, the other two become unchecked.

Aug 24 2011 | 6:34 am

I want to make a simple patch within which there are three toggle objects. I would like to know the smart way to check one of them and make the other two unchecked automatically, just like the solo and mute control that appear in regular music software. Any idea ?


Aug 24 2011 | 7:35 am

I think that’s a simple solution:

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Aug 24 2011 | 7:39 am

you could try this:

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Aug 24 2011 | 7:41 am

neat one django, issue is only that the toggles wont output their 0 value, they only display it

Aug 24 2011 | 7:48 am

or like this for output:

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Aug 24 2011 | 10:30 am

Thank you so much.

Aug 24 2011 | 2:33 pm

Take a look at the radiogroup object.

I don’t know if you care, but a set of mutually exclusive toggle objects looks more like "checkboxes", which would flout the "Mac OS X Human Interface Guidelines". Here are a couple of quotes:

A group of radio buttons displays a set of mutually exclusive, but related, choices.

Use checkboxes, instead of radio buttons, to display a set of choices from which the user can choose more than one at the same time.

Nov 04 2011 | 6:51 pm

the ‘solo’ object in the toolbox section is a neat solution too. I had a play with it and made something supersimple. Take the below code and save it as an abstraction. then do something like the 2nd patch pasted here. What do you think?

i agree they should be radio buttons btw!

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