[PD] coll object
claudiusmaximus at goto10.org
Thu Dec 13 17:28:53 CET 2007
Derek Holzer wrote:
> 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?
Or if it's plain text, use "read file.txt" (for ';'-terminated messages)
or "read cr file.txt" (for one message per line) and [textfile].
Then output one at a time with "rewind" and "bang", iirc.
However, if you need random access, then indeed [textfile] is
insufficient and/or inefficient.
Hope this helps,
> Donal Carey wrote:
>> Hi all
>> Apoligies if this is not the correct place for asking these sorts of
>> 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
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