[PD] strings and negative numbers ia OSC

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Feb 20 09:08:20 CET 2004

enrike wrote:
> hi
> I am passing to PD few strings via OSC like
> /blah mystring
> How can I check the value of the string?
> I was using the select object like this
> select mystring myotherstring
> but PD doesnt like it . It says that select is not a method for the 
> argument i pass. I tried to pass the string as a symbol by sending 
> "symbol mystring" with same negative result.

try casting your string to symbol with the [symbol] object before the 


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