[PD] storing lists in pd

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Feb 9 03:14:30 CET 2005

On Jan 19, 2005, at 1:36 PM, julien.breval at tremplin-utc.net wrote:

> Selon "\" <f.bardet at voila.fr>" <f.bardet at voila.fr>:
>> Hi list,
>> I need to store a collection of list of floats, exactly as with the  
>> Max
>> object "coll".
>> As with the Max object "coll", I would need an index in order to read  
>> a
>> chosen list in the future.
>> Does this possibility exist within pd-world ?
>> Thanks for your help.
> Hello
> Besides what Frank and Georg already mentionned, there are some other
> solutions :
> * [textfile] (directly in Pd)
> * (zexy lib) [msgfile] : a kind of [textfile] with some additional  
> features
> * (zexy lib) [matrix] : each line can be thought as a list of floats  
> (the
> reading index you need would correspond to the row#)
> I personnaly used [msgfile] and [matrix] with great satisfaction for  
> storing
> data presets ala [coll].

Don't forget the wonderful and lovely [qlist].  Plus I suppose [xeq]  
does this too, with a focus on MIDI data.



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