[PD] start flags

dafydd hughes dafydd at sideshowmedia.ca
Sun Jan 21 14:52:20 CET 2007

Hey Luke

Where does pd look for .pdrc in OSX?  Does it check somewhere inside
the package itself?  That would be really useful for running different
builds with different parameters.  Or maybe it's just silly.  It's


On 1/21/07, Luke Iannini (pd) <lukexipd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/21/07, Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
> > On OSX, you can edit the
> > /Users/yourname/Library/Preferences/org.puredata.pd.plist file, using
> > the built in "Property List Editor.app" (Control-click for that option
> > under "Open With"). I use this much more reliably than the Startup Menu.
> This requires XCode (aka developer tools, included on your OSX install discs)
> I find a combination of .pdrc and the plist to be best, as that way I
> don't have to merge my particular customizations into every new build
> of PD-extended I download (which I do... rather compulsively : )).
> To use .pdrc you'll need a plaintext editor (textedit will do, though
> I'm not sure if it will let you save something as a "dot file" – I use
> textmate).  Enter your startup flags in the file, one per line.
> Mm, so many choices.
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