[PD] PD-extended and externals

Josh ua phredthephish at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 22:07:42 CEST 2007

Well, I'm using pd-0.40.3-extended-20071010.app on an Intel MacBook
pro running OS X 10.4.10. But I figured out how to fix the problem. I
think it points to a little bug though... Running the application out
of a subfolder of my Applications directory does not work, but running
the program directly from the Applications directory does. I think the
paths for the libraries might be absolute, and I think this might be

But anyway, thanks for your response. Now that everything is working I
hope I'll be posting some more interesting things soon...


On 10/19/07, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
> Which platform/OS are you on?
> Which installer/package did you use?
> The more specific the better :)
> Usually, with the recent pd-extended packages, you want to
> delete .pdrc and other preferences files.  The prefs are embedded in
> the app.
> .hc
> On Oct 19, 2007, at 12:51 PM, Josh ua wrote:
> > First, hello everyone. This is my first post. I've been reading for a
> > while, and I'm excited to finally contribute (in some small way.)
> >
> > I'm not sure exactly what is going on, but it has been going on
> > consistently and annoyingly for a long time now. I'll describe: If I
> > understand correctly all the help files and so forth should work right
> > out of the box. That is, when I open, say, 32.gui_objects.pd, all the
> > gui objects should appear. Well, they don't. And the list of libraries
> > that should load on startup... none of them load either, unless I use
> > [import]. I deleted my .pdrc, I followed all the instructions, but I
> > still can't set up pd-extended so that when I open it and type [>~] it
> > will just work.
> >
> > Please, if you know what's going on, give me a hand.
> >
> > Thanks for you time,
> > Josh
> >
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