[PD] Extracting textfile columns for audio

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Fri Jun 22 15:51:27 CEST 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 14:51 +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> toby zardoz hat gesagt: // toby zardoz wrote:
> > I'm trying to extract one of three number columns from a text file
> > to drive the pitch of an audio oscillator.
> > I have the .txt file reading all 3 columns of numbers into an
> > array at present but I only want the second column.
> I don't yet understand why you are reading the numbers into an array?
> Anyway, assuming you use [textfile] to read in the file, you can
> extract the middle number of each row using a message box with [$2( in
> it. 
> An alternative approach is to load your external data into data
> structures. That's a bit more advanced, but very flexible.
> Ciao

oops, i mixed up columns and lines in my previous post. sorry for


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