[PD] [PD-dev] openpanel length limit on OSX and linux
mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Thu Oct 4 19:34:00 CEST 2007
I looked, and I think it's just the "print" object that truncates
the symbol on printing. In s_print, you can change the "postatom() function
to print bigger strings. I'll go on and chance my copy to use MAXPDSTRING
there, just to see what that will break :)
On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 06:47:07PM +0200, Tim Boykett wrote:
> To clarify: The file I want is:
> when I click on it in the openpanel help patch, I see this:
> print: symbol /Volumes/WORKGROUPHARBOUR/Projects/ShortTermDoc/Code/
> where the position of the * is consistent across various files I have
> The problem might be in TkTcl. If I create a deep directory structure:
> $ mkdir
> $ touch
> then try to openpanel into it, I get the following in the Pd console
> error: .printout.text: no such object
> print: symbol /Users/tibo/
> I checked to see whether symbols has a maximum length of 80 char or
> so, but it does
> not seem to be the case. That is what I meant by my last comment.
> Anybody know how I might get around this?
> On 04/10/2007, at 5:17 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Tim Boykett wrote:
> >> I have found a strange problem with openpanel on OSX and linux.
> >> If I open a file with a long name, including the whole directory,
> >> then it gets cropped at around 80 characters (maybe 78 or 79). I
> >> have tested this on a debian 0.40 install and the latest OSX
> >> extended. I cannot see where this 80 character restriction might
> >> come from - looking at the source there seems to be no place that
> >> it is mentioned within the PD code.
> > [print] has a limit size like that, but the actual limit size of pd
> > is more like 1000.
> > (in desiredata, the limit of 1000 has been removed)
> >> I hope someone can help. It does not seem to be a problem with symbol
> >> lengths.
> > What do you mean?
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