[PD] UI developer volunteering to help - more suggestions

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu May 15 16:01:34 CEST 2008

That bug is fixed on Pd-extended 0.40.3-20080515 on Mac OS X/Intel, I  
think it should be fixed on the other platforms as well.  I am not  
sure whether Miller has accepted that patch yet, but it should be in  
the tracker.


On May 15, 2008, at 1:10 PM, João Pais wrote:

> 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 redraw).
> 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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