[PD] a patch closing itself

Enrique Erne pd at mild.ch
Tue Nov 6 09:58:22 CET 2007

menuclose from within a patch crashes extended but it works in vanilla pd.

On Die Nov  6  4:24 , marius schebella  sent:

>I think that causes pd to crash. you have to send the message to some 
>parent patch, together with the name of the patch, that should be 
>closed, and do the menuclose from there with a dalay 0.
>Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I just thought of a very useful reason to be able to use [menuclose 
>> ( to close the current patch.  If we replace things like the find  
>> panel, preferences, etc with pd patches, then they should be able to  
>> close themselves so you can do things like bind Return/Enter to "OK"  
>> and Esc to "Cancel".
>> Has anyone found a way to do this?
>> .hc
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