[PD] GEM questions

rat at telecoma.net rat at telecoma.net
Thu Apr 18 18:37:16 CEST 2002

hi martin,
> 1) am I correct in undestanding that the behaviour of, for 
> instance, the pixDataSimple example patch, where a new 
> object is created on every bang to the gemhead, is made 
> possible by 'buffer 1' sent to gemwin? If so, how does one 
> combine say pixDataSimple and RedSquare in the same gemwin? 
> Or is it not possible?

thats right, buffer 1 switches on the single buffer mode.
another example for this u can find in the 04.video directory,
the 01.videopaint.pd patch.

just remove all the pix_* objects and u will have a sqaure which is
drawing a picture, use maybe an additional translate in the 

> 2) is it ppossible to move the position of the camera (or 
> viewpoint) rather than move all objects to change the 
> viewpoint?

in the help directory of gem u will find the gemwin.pd
patch, which has a subpatch called "pd viewing",
there is zour question explained.



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