[PD] how objects are numbered

lee lee at fallingforward.net
Mon Jul 5 21:48:16 CEST 2004

IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> folio.function.modification.implement at xoxy.net wrote:
>> I want to change connections between objects in a large patch.
>> I'm using |connect...( messages, but what is the way that objects are 
>> numbered?
> actually the simplest way to find out is go and figure (this is - IMHO - 
> one of the major strengths of pd: just try it)
> objects are numbered as they are created, starting at 0.
> so if you have an empty canvas, create an object [f] and then a message 
> [1( you might want to connect them with something like "connect 1 0 0 0"
> files are read line-by-line and these lines are executed, just like 
> editing. (so the first object in the file will be object#0 too)

Are you saying you can actually make patch cord connections by sending 
messages? I can't find this in the "control" section of the manual, 
which is where I would expect to find it.


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