[PD] Setting a variable in abstractions

simone-www.io-sound.org cimo75 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 23:05:25 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 10:55 PM, Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
> Hi Simone,
> I'm guessing that the slider which is attached to the [ctlin] in the parent
> patch sends to [handson] abstraction. In the future, it's usually better to
> zip up the whole patch that you have questions about, rather than send a
> screen shot with potentially hidden information.
there is a 13Mb font file in the whole thing so i was worried about
size.Hey now that i come to think about it, can t <text2d> retrieve
fonts from the system assumong i enter the path on PD preferences?
> But to answer your question: there's no real need to make two levels of
> abstractions here. Replace the two inlets in [handson] with [f $1] and [f
> $2] connected to a loadbang. And replace the slider with [ctlin $3 $4].
yeah i actually knew that but couldn t really figure out how to do it
> Then you can replace [handson1 -11 0] with [handson -11 0 80 1]. The CC you
> mention is actually two values, as in [ctlin 80 1] that must be parsed
> before the actual controller data will come through.
ok back to PD, and thanks toeverybody for the support
> The other way to do it would be to make a [send CC1], [send CC2], etc etc
> below the [ctlin] objects, and include a [receive $1] in each [handson]
> abstraction, in which case you could create it as [handson -11 0 CC1].
> Of course, the other suggestions in this thread are also useful, but in a
> more general way ;-)
> best!
> d.
> simone-www.io-sound.org wrote:
>> hi
>> this is my first patch so bear with my n00bness
>> I ve taken a screen shot of the whole thing open: it s a GEM patch
>> that will show 8 "knobs" and rotate them depending on the MIDI cc
>> input. and also show the cc value.
>> So far i ve created the 8 knobs but i can t really understand how to
>> send the MIDI cc from "handson2" to the abstraction "handson" and
>> parse it to the right knob.
>> Thanks
>> Simone
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