[PD] Getting system time from an object

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Oct 19 18:10:35 CEST 2007

That's part of what we are trying to achieve with the pdpedia.  You  
can get a list of all available objects here:



On Oct 19, 2007, at 11:14 AM, Batuhan Bozkurt wrote:

> Thanks I have a happy friend now.
> The Max/MSP reference manual has a facility at end that has a list of
> all the objects and their descriptions, usually one little sentence  
> per
> object. Is there anything like this available for PD? The core objects
> can be seen by the help reached from the help and I know that it is  
> hard
> to maintain such a thing with a growing list of externals as in
> PD-extended package. But I'm asking anyways as even an incomplete list
> of descriptions of extended object list that is put together would
> suffice I think. This becomes a problem for me too, sometimes. I  
> happen
> to be sure that an object doing a particular job exists but I just  
> don't
> know the name. The mailing list definitely helps(as I got an answer
> within a couple of minutes! Thanks!). But searching keywords from  
> such a
> list would point to the right direction easily I think.
> Batuhan
> IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>> Batuhan Bozkurt wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Is there any object or way to extract system time from within PD?
>>> Resolution of a second would suffice. A friend using PD for an
>>> experiment needs to dump system times to results automatically.  
>>> It would
>>> be fairly easy to make an external for it but I think there should
>>> already be a way to obtain time. Any suggestions?
>> zexy's [time]
>> fmgadrs
>> IOhannes
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