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Max 6 Patches Won't Save Correctly
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:18 am    Post subject: Max 6 Patches Won't Save Correctly
Subject description: location issues/accessing patches I created
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It also won't let me set the default project save folders to the folder i want - which is a folder within My Documents. I'm wondering if the two are related. It seems everything sames in an msp tutorial patch folder, which is the first place I accidentally saved something. When I move patches out of that folder, it just moves an "alias" unless I trick it by sending it to the trash then moving it back to a different folder from there.

The problem that is most frustrating, which I also assume is related, is that I can't access saved patches as new objects, and even copying and pasting them from another file they come up as a grey box instead of white, can't be accessed, and don't do anything. I created a new patches folder and set it to that in Max, but it doesn't seem to be recognizing that folder. I'm on OS X 10.8.2, a retina MacBook pro. I'm very new to Max. Thanks for your help!
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 3:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Max 6 Patches Won't Save Correctly
Subject description: location issues/accessing patches I created
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bobface416 wrote:
It also won't let me set the default project save folders to the folder i want - which is a folder within My Documents. I'm wondering if the two are related. It seems everything sames in an msp tutorial patch folder, which is the first place I accidentally saved something. When I move patches out of that folder, it just moves an "alias" unless I trick it by sending it to the trash then moving it back to a different folder from there.

The problem that is most frustrating, which I also assume is related, is that I can't access saved patches as new objects, and even copying and pasting them from another file they come up as a grey box instead of white, can't be accessed, and don't do anything. I created a new patches folder and set it to that in Max, but it doesn't seem to be recognizing that folder. I'm on OS X 10.8.2, a retina MacBook pro. I'm very new to Max. Thanks for your help!


Have you tried the forum at Cycling74?
There's a lot more activity there and many Max-savvy users are answering posts

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