[PD] abstraction helppath

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Jun 15 08:02:52 CEST 2007

Peter Plessas hat gesagt: // Peter Plessas wrote:

> i wrote an abstraction and put it into a subfolder (named 'pp') inside 
> my 'abs' folder.
> Pd's path points to that 'abs' folder.
> Loading the abstraction with [pp/absname] works great, but pd searches 
> for the helpfile in: abs/pp/pp/absname-help.
> Even if i explicitly set the helppath to abs/pp, the same search 
> (abs/pp/pp) is done and the helpfile isn't found of course.
> This is pd version 0.40-2.
> Is this normal? Am i missing something?

You need to set both -path and -helppath to "abs", then it should
work. In the helpfile, I would probably recommend to use the object
without directory prefix, as the helpfile then also would work for the
object when called without prefix. 

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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