[PD] Symbol editing, date and time questions
badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 09:26:15 CEST 2005
Okay, nevermind. I simply hacked off the file extension and used that with
$1.ji and $1.trs. And I figured out how to reconstitute it.
Thanks a lot!
Still curious what [openpanel] does to depth-first.
On 9/7/05, Chuckk Hubbard <badmuthahubbard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cool. I have two questions now.
> Does openpanel destroy depth-first? It won't complete the cycle here until
> I choose a file, but once I do it prints the extension ".trs" before the
> truncated filename. I know sometimes [print] works differently depending on
> depth-first, but this are two distinct branches; and the second one fires
> before the first every time. If the middle bang is rerouted to the "
> sequencer.ji" message instead of the openpanel, it prints correctly.
> I'm also not sure how I can reassemble the individual stuff into a single
> symbol again. [pack] is the old standby, but I don't know how many inlets it
> will need.
> On 9/6/05, Roman Haefeli <reduzierer at yahoo.de> wrote:
> > hi chuckk
> > "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.
> > this is possible with [symbol2list] from zexy. just send a [symbol( to
> > the right inlet. if you then send a 'symbol dog' to its left inlet,
> > you'll get 'list d o g'. with [repack 1] (also from zexy) you can make
> > 'symbol d', 'symbol o' and 'symbol g' out of it.
> > > 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.
> > [date] (zexy again)
> > > Thanks.
> > > Chuckk
> > you're welcome
> > roman
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