[PD] [Pd] Writing subpatch contents, was Re: [Csnd] Writing subpatch contents

Chuckk Hubbard badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 16:25:02 CET 2007

Oops.  I meant to put [Pd]

On Nov 19, 2007 4:55 PM, Chuckk Hubbard <badmuthahubbard at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe the question of saving automation data has come up before,
> but this is a different question, I think.
> I want to write and read the objects in a subpatch to and from
> textfiles; not the state of the objects, nor scalars, but the patch
> itself.  Is there a way?
> I have 8 voices in my sequencer, and 8 subpatches for creating control
> values to send to csoundapi~.  But each Csound orchestra I work with
> will have different parameters for different instruments, and so the 8
> will be different from each other, as well as being different
> depending on what score I open in my Pd sequencer.  So I gave up on
> using abstractions with arguments, because whenever I change one they
> all change.  But AFAIK subpatches can't be read and written by sending
> messages to them.
> Any ideas?
> Is there a 'menusaveas' message or something?
> -Chuckk
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