[PD] Feature request/external query (PDPEDIA)
Thomas O Fredericks
tof at danslchamp.org
Thu Oct 11 17:22:21 CEST 2007
Hum, I just loaded the file created with binfile inside textfile and it
works like I want. But how do I make the system recognize the file as a text
On 10/11/07, Thomas O Fredericks <tof at danslchamp.org> wrote:
> Hi again Martin,
> Hum , the output file is a binary. I don't think I was very clear:
> I need a way to write a text file from PD BUT the input and output is in
> ASCII code.
> For example. from pd, I would send "add 97 32 98 32 99" and when I would
> write the file, the contents could be viewed with a text editor and would
> display "a b c".
> On 10/11/07, Martin Peach <martin.peach at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > Thomas O Fredericks wrote:
> > >I am looking for a way of reading/writing strings (as defined by the
> > >string2any and any2string externals) to the hard disk.
> > >Is there already an implementation anywhere (maybe I will adapt
> > textfile or
> > >msgfile)?
> > >The reason is I want to bypass the limitations imposed by pd's special
> > >characters so I can adapt pdmtl's help browser so it can automatically
> > >parse
> > >it's help files and format them for the PDPEDIA wiki.
> > You could check out [binfile] in cvs externals/mrpeach/binfile. It works
> > a
> > bit like [texfile] but it can read and write arbitrary bytes.
> > Martin
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