[PD] Tk GUI script (pd.tk) questions ..
ild0012 at londonmet.ac.uk
Thu Oct 11 18:20:02 CEST 2007
i'll have a look at it whenever i have time.
in fact i really enjoy working without scorllbar, as it saves some space
on the display and looks cool (complitely minimal)
and easy way of changing pd.tk bihaviour could be sourcing a ~/.pdtkrc
so it sets some basic variables.
On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 11:50:21AM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> The key bindings and menus are quite messy in the pd.tk. From other Tcl
> apps I've seen, I think it could be made MUCH cleaner and easier to handle.
> Basically, there should be one spot for each platform that defines all of
> the key bindings and menu structure, then that is used everywhere.
> If someone would take this on, I'll gladly help with the tricky bits.
> Another thing that would be really great would be to clean up the
> preferences panels.
do you mean File->startup and File->path ? or audio settings as well ?
> On Oct 4, 2007, at 1:31 AM, ild0012 at londonmet.ac.uk wrote:
>> Hello list.
>> I'd like to ask those of you who knows Tk/Tcl very well.
>> I have attempted and succeed changing pd.tk for my personal use ..
>> i added extra key biddings and removed menubars ..
>> well, Romain gave me the no-scroll + no-menu script
>> i have few thoughts ..
>> if we could set the menu as function, so it could be removable by a msg
>> may be the window list needs some improvments .. if it could be kept
>> separately from the .m.windows , so removing the whole bock of code with
>> menubar related stuff if pd_menubar==0 could be better then just
>> removing some of bits of it ..
>> regrding fonts, i have set most of them to 'clean',
>> which give a pretty looking gui ..
>> may be they could be set by variables in a separate config file ?
>> i feel like i can most of these modifications myself ..
>> without getting extra complexity like in Mathieu's desiredata ..
>> the question is, how can such kind of enhanchements affect the
>> perfomance ?
>> could some extra variables take extra bits of memory ?
>> how efficient Tk/Tcl is ? ..so people on IRC channel #dataflow
>> complained a lot , that Tk is not very fast etc...
>> setting leyboard biddings i added more the 10 extra conditional
>> statements ..i thoght that getting any keyborad events Tk will have to
>> run trough some more stuff in order to send something to pd, isn't it?
>> or Tk has a way of super-super-fast scan trough all that?
>> thanks for attention,
>> ilya .d
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