[PD] new from clipboard feature

Patrice Colet pat at mamalala.org
Mon Dec 3 23:30:13 CET 2007

Mathieu Bouchard a écrit :
> On Mon, 3 Dec 2007, marius schebella wrote:
>> 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.
> In DesireData, just do Ctrl+n Ctrl+v
> In DesireData, there's no difference between "text form" of copy/paste 
> and non-"text form"... there is no non-"text form" anymore, really.
> Even in PureData, there's never been a non-"text form" of copy/paste, 
> it's just that PureData hides its private clipboard, and that DesireData 
> does not use a private clipboard. (except Ctrl+d, but then, that's normal)

  Sometimes that is a bit annoying in puredata; if we open an 
abstraction, copy the content, close the abstraction, and then paste the 
content into a subpatch, nothing happens, the abstraction have still to 
be opened for having it's content pasted.

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