Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

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IMage_Engine
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Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

Post by IMage_Engine » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:06 pm

I would like to flash leds based on values in subpatches...currently Im guessing send/receive to objects in parent and linking to them but surely there must be a direct pipe for control panel items like this?
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Re: Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

Post by chapelier fou » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:58 pm

There is usually nothing wrong with using send/receive.
If you really want to use wires, you can create [outlet]s within the subpatch.
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Re: Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

Post by IMage_Engine » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:19 pm

chapelier fou wrote:There is usually nothing wrong with using send/receive.
If you really want to use wires, you can create [outlet]s within the subpatch.
Thanks chapelier fou...
I thought there might have been a more elegant way...as the ui is so much more complete than Pure Data.
Actually just flashing the value box might even be a better way...maybe for version 2 :-)

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Re: Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

Post by chapelier fou » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:00 am

version 2 how what ?
You can also flash number boxes by sending them two bgcolor messages with a delay. (but still, you'd need wire or s/r....but hey, this is how Max works after all).
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Re: Activating LEDs in Parent Patches: Most Efficient Way?

Post by IMage_Engine » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:44 am

chapelier fou wrote:version 2 how what ?
You can also flash number boxes by sending them two bgcolor messages with a delay. (but still, you'd need wire or s/r....but hey, this is how Max works after all).
Sure. I meant v2 of my project. Getting a solid v1 is always the first goal.

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