[PD] changing names dynamically

CK x at meta.lo-res.org
Tue Jul 29 21:49:59 CEST 2003

I read:
> is it possible to change the name of a [delwrite~] dynamically like
> changing the name of an array?

no, but you could dynamically create a delwrite~ object, see

> it would be nice for some reasons to rename a delayline, so it would
> possible open the same subpatch several times without getting a
> [multiple defined]-error.

that's what $0-something is for, $0- is expanded with a unique number for
each patch (thus keeps arraynames, sends, receives, delaylines and whatnot
local to your patch), try with send and receive as in:

 [s foo]

 [r foo]

 [s $0-foo]

 [r $0-foo] 



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