[PD] changing the look of Pd to be more readable

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Nov 5 17:56:21 CET 2007

On Nov 5, 2007, at 10:45 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Nicolas Montgermont wrote:
>> Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>>>>> The file "theme_from_commandline" would just need to specify
>>>>> variables in tcl-syntax:
>>>>>     set theme_bgcolor grey
>>>>>     set theme_bwidth 2
>>>>>     ...
>> One ideal feature would be to make a distinction between normal  
>> objects
>> and subpatch / abstraction, for example with a bolder font or heavier
>> borderline.
> hmm, why do you want to differentiate between a "normal" object and an
> abstraction?
> i always considered abstractions to be equal to internals and  
> externals.
> (they are not from an API point-of-view; but i think that this is a  
> bug
> rather than a feature)
>> I'm sure this is more difficult, but as a subpatch or an  
>> abstraction is
>> in itself more important than its text, it should be really useful...
> otoh, i understand that subpatches might be visually distinct from  
> objects.

Yeah, I think having subpatches visually distinct would definitely be  
useful, since they are really a hidden chunk of the current patch  
rather than an object.

Keep the ideas flowing and add them here so we have a record of them:




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