[PD] Linear Taper to Log Taper? or Something?

Ryan Supak ryansupak at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 01:21:35 CET 2006

Thanks all.  I ended up using an array with 128 items, with a range from

That way, I could keep tweaking the curve until it "felt" right.


On 2/22/06, IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> wrote:
> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> >
> > If you are using sliders, then you can set them to "log" scale from
> > linear scale by right-clicking and selecting Properties.  "audio  taper"
> > is a logarithmic scale, so "log" would be appropriate.
> this is a fine solution if you just want to control something with a
> non-linear fader.
> however, you cannot convert things withit (sending "10" to a
> (logarithmic or not) fader will output "10")
> if you want to convert values from one range to another (e.g. linear ->
> log), use objects of the [rmstodb] family.
> if you have the iemlib, there is also a [fadtodb] (and simile, like
> [rmstofad]), which is a very non-linear curve similar to faders in
> real-world mixers.
> mf.asdr
> IOhannes
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