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Example

Create a mixed colour palette

by: Alex del Bondio, January 2019
published: http://forum.avolites.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5991
description: create a mixed colour palette based on groups and palettes
remarks: idea/request by Michiel3000

functions

affected properties

Code

 <step>Programmer.Editor.ClearAll()</step>
 <step>Group.RecallGroupNumeric(101)</step>
 <step>Palette.ApplyPalette("paletteHandleUN=100", false)</step>
 <step>Group.RecallGroupNumeric(102)</step>
 <step>Palette.ApplyPalette("paletteHandleUN=100", false)</step>
 <step>Group.RecallGroupNumeric(103)</step>
 <step>Palette.ApplyPalette("paletteHandleUN=101", false)</step>
 <step>ActionScript.SetProperty("Palette.CurrentPaletteHandle", handle:"paletteHandleUN=113")</step>
 <step>Palette.StoreCurrentPaletteReplace()</step>
 <step>Programmer.Editor.ClearAll()</step>

Explanation

This explains the functional steps within the sequence. For all the other XML details please refer to Formats and syntax

  • Programmer.Editor.ClearAll ensure the editor is empty
  • one by one various groups are called and a palette is applied:
    • Group.RecallGroupNumeric selects a group
    • Palette.ApplyPalette applies a palette to the fixtures in this group
  • ActionScript.SetProperty(“Palette.CurrentPaletteHandle”, handle:…) selects the palette where the result is to be stored
  • Palette.StoreCurrentPaletteReplace stores/replaces the target palette
  • a final Programmer.Editor.ClearAll clears the editor again

Note that the target palette needs to be recorded as normal palette in the first place else this would store only the last colour information as shared or global.

How to use it

This is a snippet only - adapt and use it in your own macros.

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macros/example/createmixedcolourpalette.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/10 11:31 by icke_siegen