[PD] UI developer volunteering to help - more suggestions

João Pais jmmmpais at googlemail.com
Thu May 15 13:10:04 CEST 2008

ah, one other thing:

when pasting something that is outside the visible window, the window  
arrows don't show up automatically anymore. that is, you get the arrows  
only after doing something with the window size (and maybe making it  

here's a patch to demonstrate this. this happens in both windows and  
ubuntu, afair.

it also happens with data structures, when some created graphics are too  
big for the window.

João Pais

>> Hi,
>> I haven't been following the thread, but I wanted to leave a couple of  
>> sugestions that I had here:
>> I gues it would be nice that while typing an object (any kind of object)
>> - home / end / ctrl-a / ctrl-arrow / ctrl-del would work, like a normal  
>> text editor
> I added Home/End to Pd-extended and submitted a patch to the tracker.   
> Ctrl-A would be tricky on Windows and GNU/Linux since that is also  
> select-all, but I added it on Mac OS X, since that is a default binding  
> on Mac OS X text apps.
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php? 
> func=detail&aid=1964023&group_id=55736&atid=478072
> This change is all in pd.tk/u_main.tk so you could easily add your own  
> bindings, no compiling necessary.
>> - return finishes it (like clicking outside). except for coments, where  
>> it would make a line break that really remains there.
> Hmm, good idea, maybe I'll do it another time..
>> A couple of weeks ago we also taked about the possibility of having  
>> user-defined color themes. I think that could be quite interesting,  
>> because you could have a brighter theme to work at home, a darker for  
>> concert/performance, etc. etc.  Hans told us where to find the color  
>> scheme, but I didn't find the Tk color codes yet (ok, I tried a bit,  
>> but not too much). A small applet to define the pd-colors would be  
>> great, but that's already too much to ask, there are probably more  
>> important stuff first.
> Sounds useful, patches welcome!
> .hc
>> Best,
>> João Pais
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