[PD] Pd 0.37.4 app test release for MacOS X

David Casal d.casal at uea.ac.uk
Tue Aug 17 17:13:16 CEST 2004


>> Just one question: is it normal (I mean do you know of this behaviour 
>> as a bug) that on launching pd.app, the tcl/tk window traces mouse 
>> movement wrong? As in, the mouse pointer is approximately 100px away 
>> from its actual effect; so, if you try to select an object, you find 
>> yourself selecting something about 100px below and to the right of 
>> where the pointer is.
> That is a bug I have run into a lot, I am not sure of the source.  But 
> for me, I can get rid of it by restarting Pd.  Some patches seem more 
> prone to having that problem than others.  Its an intermittent problem 
> so its hard to track down, so any info you can gather on what triggers 
> it or fixes it would be most helpful.

Yes, I did find restarting helps, but I can't trace where the problem 
might be.

However, it does look like it happens mostly if one starts PD, the 
opens a new blank patch. If you open an existing patch right after 
starting PD, it seems to drop the buggy mouse behaviour.




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