[PD] Pd 0.37.4 app test release for MacOS X
hans at eds.org
Fri Aug 20 07:48:03 CEST 2004
On Aug 17, 2004, at 11:13 AM, David Casal wrote:
>>> 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.
The real coup would be to make a patch that triggers this bug
everytime. Its one of my all time greatest annoyances when using Pd.
I'd love to see it fixed, but I haven't been able to figure out what
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