[PD] how to make a proportional canon

Libero Mureddu libero.mureddu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 00:13:34 CEST 2007

Hi Derek,

Thanks, I forgot about your tutorial. I just had a memory about a detailed
explanation somewhere... There it was!!!

Best regards,


On 7/11/07, Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
> Dear Libero,
> The short answer is to use a $1 variable when you want to name each
> abstraction (i.e. [myabstraction numberone], [myabstraction numbertwo],
> etc...), or use a $0 variable when you want to simply make a new
> instance and not worry about naming it (multiple instances of
> [myabstraction], where $0 will be replaced by a new random number which
> is unique to each abstraction).
> I can post more about it later in if you're still confused... also check
> the tutorials I gave you in Helsinki, in particular
> 01.pd-control
> /04.subpatches_and_abstractions/04.abstractions_and_dollar_signs.pd
> (apologies to the rest of the list that I haven't published these yet...
> coming soon in coordination with the PD FLOSS Manual!)
> best,
> d.
> Libero Mureddu wrote:
> > Hi, here is a working example of the proportional canon patch.
> > Now I have the following question: if I want to make this patch an
> > abstraction, and use more instances of it, how to avoid duplications of
> > the same "send", coll, etc?
> >
> > I read the subpatch tutorial, but the mechanism is not really clear.
> --
> derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl :::
> http://blog.myspace.com/macumbista
> ---Oblique Strategy # 128:
> "Overtly resist change"

Libero Mureddu
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