[PD] Subject: can't see objects Pd-0.40.3-extended-20071230-windowsxp-i386.exe

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Jan 16 02:58:30 CET 2008

On Jan 3, 2008, at 8:16 PM, Martin Peach wrote:

> Patrice Colet wrote:
>> Martin Peach a écrit :
>>> Martin Peach wrote:
>>>>     can't read "box_outline": no such variable
>>>>     can't read "msg_nlet": no such variable
>>>>     can't read "msg_nlet": no such variable
>>>>     can't read "msg_nlet": no such variable
>>>>     can't read "text_color": no such variable
>>>>     can't read "cursor_runmode_nothing": no such variable
>>> I checked it on linux and it seems the only difference between the
>>> windows and linux versions is that the variables that are set in
>>> pd.tk and referenced from pd via sys_vgui() aren't being found, so
>>> nothing gets drawn on the canvas.
>>> Martin
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>>  Hello, you just rock, can I ask which debbuger you use on win32?
> I just opened a cygwin terminal, navigated to the Program\ Files/pd/ 
> bin
> directory and typed
> ./pd > pd.txt
> so the stdout output went to pd.txt, If you just type ./pd the stdout
> text doesn't appear anywhere, I guess that's another bug.
> Also, running ./pd -d1 to get the gui traffic only works if it's done
> from a .bat file, and then it prints to the terminal window, not  
> the log
> file (because it's going to stderr instead of stdout).
> You can also add puts statements to pd.tk to get some idea of what's
> going on in there.
> The difficult bit now is figuring out how to send tcl commands through
> sysvgui in pd to find out what namespace pdtcl thinks it's is in,
> without recompiling pd.
> Martin

Did you try running pd.com?  It launches Pd with a cmd.exe shell, so  
you can read stdout.



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