[PD] "click" messages on GUI objects?

Yves Degoyon ydegoyon at free.fr
Thu May 6 14:22:49 CEST 2004

Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

>On Wed, 5 May 2004, Yves Degoyon wrote:
>>Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>>>on [bng] and [tgl] it's essentially the same as a bang message; however
>>>for other IEM objects it is not the case: it's actually a way to implement
>>>the handling of mouse clicks. In IMPD this is going away right now,
>>>because the server part of those objects won't directly know anything GUI
>>>like mouseclicks. The "click" messages still could be supported as a
>>>server->client->server detour if necessary.
>>unclear, of course, the "click" message is very useful for many
>>graphical objects ( cooled~; sonogram~, ... )
>>i dunno why you try to over-simplify things.
>Well, I don't claim I have the whole picture, which is why I asked the
>question in the first place, and you didn't reply to the original query
>anyway. I can accept that you snap at me like that, but what I don't
>accept is that you don't offer an explanation as to why the "click"
>messages are particularly useful to you.
guess you should read the click functions in the graphical objects
( cooled~ for example ) and that i don't have to write
a message of 100 lines to explain that,
it's mainly for cut&paste facilities.

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