[PD] image object and spaces in filenames
marius.schebella at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 04:43:31 CEST 2007
yes, the lack of an escape character is a pain, but in this particular
case I am not using the path at all. it is a local file, in the same
folder as the patch. it is not a pd problem, but i suppose a bug in image.
the image object is a very simple (and old) object, but it is also quite
ps.:another powerful ui object it pddplink.
Roman Haefeli wrote:
> wether this is considered as a bug or not, i would avoid spaces in
> pathes, when working with pd. though spaces work sometimes, there are
> many cases, where spaces in symbols (pathes or filenames) cause trouble.
> for example, it is possible to let [openpanel] spit out a symbol, that
> contains spaces, but as soon as such a symbol is sent over net
> ([netsend]/[netreceive]), the symbol is converted to a list.
> On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 21:41 -0400, marius schebella wrote:
>> seems the [image] object (in flatspace) does not like spaces in folder
>> or file names. if any folder in the path name has a space, image will
>> not find the file. maybe this is known, but it is very annoying.
>> again, intel mac, this time all pd versions (0.39, 0.40).
>> I would like to know if it is better to send such problems only as a bug
>> report from the source forge site?
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