[PD] Pd -nogui

Johannes M Zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.kug.ac.at
Wed Aug 15 19:41:45 CEST 2001

On Wed, 15 Aug 2001, Rory Walsh wrote:

> When I try to use the pd -nogui flag nothing happens,
> Pd doesn't do anything, I can't type anything at
> prompt? IS this what is supposed to ahppen, if so how
> do I use pd -nogui if I can't type anything at the
> command prompt? I'm using windows 95. Thanks in
> advance!
yes´, this is the correct behaviour.
"pd -nogui" starts pd without (standard) gui, so you can't interact with
pd in the normal way, but you do not need any computation power for the
interface too.
to control pd, there are several other possibilities:
1. write a patch that works on it's own (start the audio-engine,... with a
2. control pd with other guis (pe GriPD), that are run as separate
3. control your patch via netscen/netreceive from other computers/tasks


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