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Methods

findBusses

findBusses(recursive, nameOrFilterFunction)

Description

Function to find busses in the specified Element object. For example, this.parent specifies the parent of the script module as the Element object to be searched in. If recursive is set to true, subelements will also be searched. The function returns an array with the Bus objects of the found busses. Particular busses can be searched by name or through a filter function. If searching by name, findBusses accepts only the Bus objects that match the specified name. The filter function uses the Bus object of each bus as argument. Only those Bus objects that return true for the search criteria defined in the filter function will be accepted by findBusses. Without a name or filter function the Bus objects of all busses in the searched Element obects  will be returned.

Available in: Controller, Processor.

Arguments

recursiveIf set to false, only the specified Element object will be searched. If set to true, subelements will also be searched. The default is false.boolean
nameOrFilterFunctionThe name of the busses searched for or a filter function. Only the Bus objects that match the name or return true for the search criteria of the filter function will be accepted. Set this to nil to deactivate any name filter or search criteria.string or function, optional

Return Values

Returns an array with the Bus objects of the found busses.

Example

-- find all busses and print their names
busses = this.program:findBusses(true)

if busses[1] then
    for i, bus in ipairs(busses) do
        print(bus.name)
    end
else
    print("Could not find any busses!")
end

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findEffects

findEffects(recursive, nameOrFilterFunction)

Description

Function to find effects in the specified Element object. For example, this.parent specifies the parent of the script module as Element object to be searched in. To specifiy a bus to be searched in, use getBus or findBusses. If recursive is set to true, subelements will also be searched. The function returns an array with the Effect objects of the found effects. Particular effects can be searched by name or through a filter function. If searching by name, findEffects accepts only the Effect objects that match the specified name. The filter function uses the Effect object of each effect as argument. Only those Effect objects that return true for the search criteria defined in the filter function will be accepted by findEffects. Without a name or filter function the Effect objects of all effects in the searched Element objects will be returned.

Available in: Controller, Processor.

Arguments

recursiveIf set to false, only the specified Element object will be searched. If set to true, subelements will also be searched. The default is false.boolean
nameOrFilterFunctionThe name of the effects searched for or a filter function. Only the Effect objects that match the name or return true for the search criteria of the filter function will be accepted. Set this to nil to deactivate any name filter or search criteria.string or function, optional

Return Values

Returns an array with the Effect objects of the found effects. Returns an empty table if no effects are found.

Example

-- find all effects and print their names
effects = this.program:findEffects(true)

if effects[1] then
    for i, effect in ipairs(effects) do
        print(effect.name)
    end
else
    print("Could not find any effects!")
end

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findSlots

findSlots(nameOrFilterFunction)

Description

Function to find the slots of the plug-in instance. Before calling this function you must access the Instance object with this.program.instance. The function returns an array with the Slot objects of the found slots. Particular slots can be searched by name or through a filter function. If searching by name, findSlots accepts only the Slot objects that match the specified name. The filter function uses the Slot object of each slot as argument. Only those Slot objects that return true for the search criteria defined in the filter function will be accepted by findSlots. Without a name or filter function the Slot objects of all slots in the instance will be returned.

Available in: Controller, Processor.

Arguments

nameOrFilterFunctionThe name of the slots searched for or a filter function. Only the Slot objects that match the name or return true for the search criteria of the filter function will be accepted. Set this to nil to deactivate any name filter or search criteria.string or function, optional

Return Values

Returns an array with the Slot objects of the found slots. Returns an empty table if no slots are found.

Example

-- print the names of all slots
slots = this.program.instance:findSlots()
 
for i, slot in ipairs(slots) do
        print(slot.name)
end

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getBus

getBus(nameOrPosition)

Description

Function to retrieve the Bus object of a bus in the specified Element object. For example, this.parent specifies the parent of the script module as the Element object to be searched in. This function does not search in subelements. A particular bus can be searched by name or position. The position is the number indexing the busses in the specified Element object. If several busses share the same name, only the first match will be returned. If no argument is set, the function returns the first bus it finds.

Available in: Controller, Processor.

Arguments

nameOrPositionThe name or position of the bus. Set this to nil to deactivate the search filter.string or number, optional

Return Values

Returns the Bus object of the found bus. Returns nil if no bus is found. 

Example

-- locate the first bus in the program and print its name
bus = this.program:getBus()

if bus then
    print(bus.name)
else
    print("Could not find a bus!")
end

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getSlot

getSlot(nameOrIndex)

Description

Function to retrieve the Slot object of a slot of the plug-in instance. Before calling this function you must access the Instance object with this.program.instance. A particular slot can be searched by name or index. The index equals the slot numbering in the Slot Rack. If no argument is set, the function returns the first slot it finds.

Available in: Controller, Processor

Arguments

nameOrIndexThe name or index of the slot. Set this to nil to deactivate the search filter.string or number, optional

Return Values

Returns the Slot object of the found slot. Returns nil if no slot is found.

Example

-- print the name of slot index 3
slot = this.program.instance:getSlot(3)
print(slot.name)

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getProgramInBank

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setProgramInBank

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