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MAXMESSAGE -- utility instrument used to output values
in rtcmix~/iRTcmix: RTcmix/insts/maxmsp


quick syntax:
MAXMESSAGE(time, val1, val2, ... valn)
    This instrument has no pfield-enabled parameters.


   p0 = time to send out the values (seconds)
   p1-pn = the values to be sent

   Author Brad Garton, 1/2004



MAXMESSAGE will send a list of values out the right outlet of the rtcmix~ object. It can also be used in iRTcmix for iOS.

Usage Notes

MAXMESSAGE works by setting a flag when the MAXMESSAGE note is scheduled. An internal function, check_vals(), determines if the flag has been set. If it has, it sends a list of the values set in the MAXMESSAGE note pfields out the right outlet of the Max/MSP rtcmix~ object.

MAXMESSAGE can also be used in iRTcmix. (the check_vals() function is called directly in the application developer code).

MAXMESSAGE is limited by the vector or buffer size, so it is not sample-accurate. Scheduling more then one MAXMESSAGE within a vector or buffer will only send out the values in the most-recently-scheduled MAXMESSAGE note.

Sample Scores

very basic:
   rtsetparams(44100, 1)
   load("MAXMESSAGE")      // note:  the "load" is not necessary in rtcmix~/iRTcmix

   // send a list of values immediately after receiving this score
   MAXMESSAGE(0, 1.414, 7.8, 97)


See Also


MAXBANG, rtcmix~, iRTcmix