[PD] stupid GUI tricks
dafydd61 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 18:52:39 CET 2007
Forget it. I was indeed missing what was right in front of me.
Dafydd Hughes wrote:
> Hey Hans
> I'm _dying_to try this, but can't figure out how to access it. Are there
> new commands for the themer patch? Or am I (like usual) just missing
> what's right in front of me?
> Jerome Tuncer wrote:
>> In my opinion, this is not _stupid_ GUI tricks at all...
>> Being asked on the differences between Pd and Max/MSP, how many times
>> have I answered starting with "The GUI in pd isn't really as cool and
>> smart as it is in Max/MSP but the DSP capabilities are in the end very
>> My answer to the lack of GUI elegance is very often a salad of
>> overlaying [cnv]'s to make patches look more attractive and thus very
>> often more readable.
>> This kind of effort is not stupid, it is great GUI improvement in my
>> Another off-thread thing : I'm really looking forward to the day pd
>> will not suffer that much from its GUI implementation : simple slider
>> or table visualization/monitoring sometimes being the main reason for
>> a ultra complex DSP patch to bo so heavy on the computer/resources ! (-:
>> Hans-Christoph Steiner a ?crit :
>>> Ok, all this Tcl/Tk has started to rot my brain, so here are some
>>> stupid GUI tricks:
>>> - change patch background colors in a patch!
>>> - make your patches transparent!
>>> - use lots of Tcl/Tk config options!
>>> Works on my machine :D and hopefully tomorrow's auto-builds...
>>> (if that link does work, it's not there yet)
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