[PD] text based pd patching

Jamie Bullock jamie at postlude.co.uk
Sat Jan 12 23:16:37 CET 2008

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 13:50 +0100, Andre Schmidt wrote:
> yup,
> very nice and usefull in (non-html) emails, console, man pages and so on
> (where you only can display text)... but for pdf, webbrowser i would
> prefer svg. as its also just text (therefor searchable, but dunno if
> in
> pdf) and looks "better" (propably exactly like in pd) than ascii... 
> i would love to do a pd-patch to svg converter, but theres no info
> about
> the inlets/outlets in pd-patches. so we would need to have pd on the
> webserver to convert pd-patches to svg...

Have you looked at the application pstoedit?


With that it's possible to save a patch as postscript using Pd's 'print'
option from the file menu and then:

pstoedit -f plot-svg pd.ps pd.svg

Gives you a Pd patch as SVG!



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