[PD] Let's talk data structures

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Oct 28 23:38:38 CET 2007

Here's an example project:

There are some tutorials here:


On Oct 28, 2007, at 6:00 PM, Chuckk Hubbard wrote:
> I don't know about arrays, but graphical data structures definitely  
> set Pd apart from Max, Csound, SuperCollider, Reaktor, Reason, etc.  
> etc.
> Unfortunately I don't know a good tutorial; graphical data  
> structures take a minute to learn and a lifetime to master.
> The html manual has most of the basics, although some important  
> features were added recently to make them far better.  You can put  
> the -x flag in [drawpolygon], [drawcurve], [filledpolygon], and  
> [filledcurve] to prevent the resulting object from being selected  
> in edit mode.  Because of this, in my sequencer, I can now move  
> notes without selecting barlines.  A nice feature would be the same  
> -x flag for [drawnumber]...
> -Chuckk
> On 10/28/07, Ede Cameron <ecameron at videotron.ca> wrote:   That's a  
> good thing to talk about, graphical data structures. I
> was looking for a tutorial on this last week, Some one in my class
> had built an additive synthesizer that could be manipulated
> graphically. He had figured this out from a Pd online tutorial but I
> could not find such a tutorial on the web. Any one know of such a
> tutorial Seems to me that this and arrays is what sets Pd apart from
> MaxMSP.
>   Ede


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