[PD] UI developer volunteering to help - more suggestions

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Thu May 15 16:21:00 CEST 2008

On May 15, 2008, at 2:22 PM, João Pais wrote:

>>> actually, if these settings could be controlled by pd itself, it
>>> would be quite easy to make a patch to manage these issues. or then
>>> just implement it on the interface's menus, maybe it makes more
>>> sense with the current pd structure.
>> you are exactly right, and luckily, it's already possible:
> nice, I was just looking at it. sys_gui is just fresh, right?
> isn't it really possible to make the changes apply automatically?  
> if not, it's a step in the good direction, but it's still not  
> really great.
> Ah, a couple more issues I had somewhere (well, more like details,  
> not really important): [or was there a feature request link  
> somewhere? I only know the bug report one]
> - dual screen compatibility. pd patches always open in the same  
> position as before. but if using a dual screen, windows that were  
> saved on the other screen always appear in the main screen once  
> they're reopened (but the coordinates match). (I'm on xp, and my  
> main screen on the right side, if that makes a difference)

Please submit a bug report.

> - is it possible to give the coordinates for the pd window to  
> appear? that's just a detail, but I get used to divide the screen  
> in a certain way (also to make sure I'm always controling the  
> console while having my patches + hdsp mixer open). everytime I  
> open pd I have to drag the window to the corner of the screen

Try this:
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