[PD] understand soundfiler

ix ix at replic.net
Fri Dec 3 14:31:55 CET 2004

On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 01:20:15PM +0100, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Marc Boon hat gesagt: // Marc Boon wrote:
> > Is there a good mechanism to enter escaped characters through the GUI, or 
> > do you just have to hack them into the .pd files with a text editor?
> No, and yes, you'd have to.

i think its a bug in the fileformat, not the GUI. you can remove the line that 'drops' the \'s from g_editor..and things work as they should, until you save and reload...

> Although I'd welcome a good escaping
> mechanism I seldom *need* to use spaces in messages as excaped spaces.
> Except for doing text processing (hi, Bryan) I don't really see the
> need at all, and for text processing I think, Pd is not well suited
> anyways. Using something like the Python external instead can help a
> lot.
> Something which I really miss however is the ability, to create '$0'
> in dynamic patch building. Currently I always use "dollar0..." to
> build my chains of [commun /nX $0] objects in RRADical, then search
> and replace 'dollar0' with '\$0' in the .pd textfile by hand or using
> perl, which is annoying. (See the commun-builder.pd in RRADical for an
> example.)
> Ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__
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