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Using the number object

The number object will be one of your most heavily utilized objects, from beginning to advanced patching in both the editing and the UI stage of the Max patcher.

number displays, inputs, and outputs integer numbers, as well as several other formats.

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number Tips and Workarounds

number has several format options that can be accessed by entering the inspector for the object and looking under the Appearance heading. One of its most useful formats for UI based presentations and midi note implementation is the Midi Note Name. It displays numbers according to their MIDI pitch value, with 60 displayed as C3 or an alternate format with 60 displayed as C4.

• The appearance of number can be changed in many ways by entering the inspector. Attaching a Attrui object allows quick and easy UI color and font changes.

• number has three very useful tracking settings accessed via the inspector, that allows control over the way number outputs it's value and the control input from mouse and keyboard.

• Hit the 'i' key to add a new number object to your patch.

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