[PD] Array indexing for the wind and the birds

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Wed Oct 31 15:32:44 CET 2007

On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> a) it is very hard to do that in pd, since message to canvasses are
> different from the lines in the pd-file?

No, they are not different. Lines in the pd-file are interpreted as 
message to a canvas using #X, a message to [canvasmaker] using #N, or a 
message to an array using #A.

"#N canvas" and "#X restore" will change the receiver of the 
receive-symbol #X so that it points to the correct canvas at all time. 
They use pd_pushsym and pd_popsym, which maintain a list of receivers for 
each receive-symbol in which only the last element is a currently active 

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