[PD] making symbols from [textfile]-output

Reduzent reduzierer at yahoo.de
Thu Feb 26 22:14:59 CET 2004

handling text with pd is not that easy. i think i didn't understand e quite
elementar thing in pd. what is the diffrence between symbols (generated by
msgbox like[symbol dog] or [openpanel]-output) and the output from
[textfile]-obj. both can be printed out, but you can't do anything with the

i'd like to output single words from a textfile using the [textfile]-obj and
handle them like symbols. how can i create symbols from [textfile]-output?

thanxs for helping


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