[PD] adding externals to search path

hard off hard.off at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 20:14:30 CET 2008

1) make a folder on your harddisk called 'pd-externals' or something.

2) in the taskbar of pd, go into preferences->path….there will be no
space to add a new path, but you can do it this way: on an existing
line, without adding any spaces, add a colon and then the path to

so, for example, /System/Library/Fonts will become

apply and save these settings, and your externals will work.

if you have subfolders within your externals folder, then you will
need to add separate paths to each of these subfolders too.

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