Using the makenote object
makenote outputs a MIDI note-on message paired with a velocity value followed by a note-off message after a specified amount of time. This allows for generative MIDI output without having to manage note-off generation.
makenote is mentioned in Max MIDI Tutorial 2: MIDI Note Management
It is also used in Tutorial 21: Using the poly~ Object and Tutorial 19: Timing
makenote Tips and Workarounds
makenote has a number of attributes that can be accessed in it's inspector.
- Repeat Mode can set the behavior of the outgoing notes, these settings are Poly/Re-trigger or Stop Last.
- A duration can also be set for when a note-off message is sent out.
- Use an optional third argument in the object box for specifying the MIDI channel for the note on and the note off messages.
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