[PD] minor but persistent annoyances

marius schebella marius.schebella at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 23:24:54 CET 2007

no, that is a known problem which also appears under windows. but maybe 
not under linux.
every time you save the patch, the size gets increased by 1 or even 2 
pixels... I think it is a tcl/tk problem.

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Phil Stone hat gesagt: // Phil Stone wrote:
>> 2) The opening position of property dialogs, when repeatedly accessed, 
>> "wander" down the screen, until eventually, they are nearly off the 
>> bottom of the screen.  I'm guessing the behavior is partly intentional, 
>> to enable tiling of multiply-opened windows, but it happens even when 
>> only one property window is open at a time.
> 2), like 1), might be a Mac-specific issue, but I guess not. 
> Normally the real reasons is, that you've moved some patch elements
> over the top or left border of the patcher window. Then Pd's
> coordinate system, which has (0,0) in the upper left corner, tries to
> reorganize itself to the new position of the upper left (0,0) point -
> and it gets confused, which results in the Properties menu getting
> displayed out of focus. 
> You can easily test this using attached patch. Simple fix: Never place
> anthing beyond the upper or left border!
> Ciao
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