[PD] Command line flags to Pd*.app on OS X

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu Feb 2 19:39:26 CET 2006

You might be able to do that with a .command file.  A .command file is  
just a double-clickable shell script in Mac OS X.

I think there was some discussions about this topic in the archive a  
while back.


On Feb 2, 2006, at 9:25 AM, Jamie Bullock wrote:

> Hi,
> I understand that on OS X, using the recent Pd*.app bundles it is  
> possible to
> modify settings and/or pass command line parameters via key/string  
> pairs in
> ~/Libarary/Preferences/org.puredata.pd.plist.
> Is there any way to embed such settings inside the bundle? I ask this  
> because i
> want to package up PD for and OS X user, and auto-launch a particular  
> patch. I
> don't want them to have to 'install' anything if at all possible.
> I see that this has been discussed before, but I didn't really  
> understand the
> answers, as I am not particularly Mac OS X savvy. Something about  
> .command files?
> TIA,
> Jamie
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