[PD] What does number2 for?
IOhannes m zmoelnig
zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Oct 10 15:46:48 CEST 2006
> Sorry to ask such a newbie question.
> Over the last few weeks I've been fiddling with PD,
> so many times have I questioned the difference between
> number boxes (Ctrl+3) and number2 (Ctrl+Shift+n), and
> then gave up not finding an answer.
> Other than subtle difference in behavior, I could not
> tell the difference.
> Is the significance of number2 documented anywhere?
there is (almost) no significant difference in functionality between the
2 number boxes.
numberbox2 has more GUI-options (colors!), and back then when it was
implemented, the "normal" numberbox had no send/receivers nor a "label".
numberbox2 is part of the iemguis (along with the sliders, toggles,
the existance of both objects is merely historical.
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