[PD] [Csnd] Writing subpatch contents

marius schebella marius.schebella at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 17:48:09 CET 2007

I posted a pddp template some time ago which (I think) makes use of 
automated scripting. it loads the pd patch as a textfile into [textfile] 
and then scripts this into a subpatch. I am a little short of time right 
now, so explanation has to follow at a later point, sorry. get it at

Chuckk Hubbard 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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