[PD] coll object

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Thu Dec 13 17:17:37 CET 2007

Did you use [col] to create the textfile? Or is it a random textfile? 
Formatting is important. A sample:

1, ah_yes.wav;
2, hokoji.loop.wav;
3, kenchoji.loop.wav;

Maybe try to format it in this way?


Donal Carey wrote:
> Hi all
> Apoligies if this is not the correct place for asking these sorts of 
> questions.
> Can the 'coll' object read items from a text file?
> What I want to do is have several messages stored in a textfile, load 
> them into coll and then output them one at a time. Is this possible, 
> everytime I try and load a text file into coll I get the error ...
> "coll: bad atom
> error (miXed): coll: error reading text file 'C:/Documents and 
> Settings/Donal/Desktop/pd project/clips/masterText.txt"
> Thanks and regards
> Donal
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