[PD] new from clipboard feature

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Dec 3 20:11:34 CET 2007

You could probably hack this feature pretty quick, at the very least  
by making Tcl write a file to /tmp/ from the clipboard, then open  
that file.  It's possible to make it load directly from the  
clipboard, but my guess is that would be a bit more complicated and  
might involve some C.


On Dec 3, 2007, at 12:20 PM, marius schebella wrote:

> hey,
> in max there is a nice feature called "new from clipboard".
> what it does is it opens a new patch and fills in the content of your
> clipboard.
> this is very useful when you have a patch in textform (like in an  
> email)
> and just select, copy and then create a new patch. you don't need to
> copy everything into a textfile, save as *.pd and then open with pd.
> would it be difficult to implement this feature in pd?
> marius.
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