[PD] Symbol editing, date and time questions

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Wed Sep 7 02:05:13 CEST 2005

Chuckk Hubbard hat gesagt: // Chuckk Hubbard wrote:

> First, is it possible to edit a symbol, like delete 2 characters from the 
> end and add 3 others in their place? I'm currently saving each score as 2 
> files, with different extensions. I can do it fine with a "read" message, 
> but was kind of wishing to allow an openpanel.

Maybe [s2l .] can be of help here combined with [l2s] and/or

>  2nd, I was considering embedding an authorship message (I know some shady 
> characters who I don't trust), and wondered if it was possible to have Pd 
> query the computer's date automatically? Not a big deal, but I'm curious.

There is the [date] external in Zexy, however if Zexy isn't installed,
the copycats will laugh their ass off. ;)

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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