[PD] named symbol

Jorge Cardoso jccardoso at porto.ucp.pt
Fri Mar 5 11:20:53 CET 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pd-list-admin at iem.at [mailto:pd-list-admin at iem.at] On 
> Behalf Of Frank Barknecht
> Sent: quinta-feira, 4 de Março de 2004 20:27
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Subject: Re: [PD] named symbol
> Hallo,
> Jorge Cardoso hat gesagt: // Jorge Cardoso wrote:
> > I'm probably missing something obvious but I don't seem to
> > find a way of storing a named symbol. 
> > 
> > Is there something like a [value] object for symbols?
> I'm not sure I understand what you mean, but if you want to store a
> symbol for later use, just send it to the *right* inlet of a [symbol]
> object, and later [bang( the left inlet to output the stored symbol.
> Or do you mean somthing like the [coll] or [pool] externals, which
> allow access of "things" by name or number? 

That's exactly what I needed. [coll] seems to be crashing my PD (will figure out why later...) but
I think [pool] will do the job.


Jorge Cardoso <-> jorgecardoso at ieee.org

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