[PD] plist issues

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon May 19 20:09:13 CEST 2008

Use the "verbose" checkbox instead.   File a bug report if want.  The  
preferences/flags stuff is a bit messy, it needs an overhaul.


On May 19, 2008, at 7:03 PM, marius schebella wrote:

> sorry, tried to be precise...
> Pd-ext... - Preferences - Startup - startup flags
> then I type -verbose
> I think this causes /User/marius/Library/Preferences/ 
> org.puredata.pd.plist to add a line "verbose 1". I clicke apply,  
> save and next time I start Pd I have the -verbose flag enabled.
> the problem comes now:
> when I want to turn off verbose again, then I go again to Pd-ext...  
> - Preferences - Startup and delete "-verbose" from the startup  
> flags. apply and save. but this will not delete the verbose 1 from  
> the plist. and that means that next time I start pd, the verbose is  
> still active.
> marius.
> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I don't quite understand.  Where do you use the -verbose to make  
>> this happen?
>> .hc
>> On May 19, 2008, at 4:42 PM, marius schebella wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> there's a problem with the plist, if I use a flag like -verbose as a
>>> startup flag, the plist keeps the flag, even if I delete it from the
>>> startup flags line in the preferences.
>>> the only way to get rid of the line is to open the plist manually.
>>> any idea how to solve that?
>>> marius.
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