[PD] a nice interface

Adrian deCleir 0031259 at student.ul.ie
Fri Mar 26 13:59:08 CET 2004

cheers man, this is what I was looking for!!

-----Original Message-----
From: derek holzer [mailto:derek at x-i.net]
Sent: 26 March 2004 12:58
To: Adrian deCleir; PD-list
Subject: Re: [PD] a nice interface


a few suggestions:

1) Look into the Graph-on-Parent feature. It's in the HTML 
documentation, I beleive. Frank Barknecht is doing a lot with GoP for 
his RRADical PD patches, like this one:


Overview of RRAD patches here:

2) Use canvases as nice backgrounds, and exploit the sends and recieves 
of the GUI objects. An example of this would be my Particle Chamber 


good luck,

Adrian deCleir wrote:
> hi ive been at pd for a small while now but Ive never looked at the
> interface side of things, I have a project for and my programme is nearly
> done, only problem is it looks horrible for a non pd user, 
> Does anyone where I can start looking at how to apply a good interface,as
> what objects to start lookinga at?(not graphics like gem)
> Im talking about just applying colours or making a message box look at bit
> better?nothing extreme
> cheers for any help

derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl
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