[PD] -nogui on osx

Simon simonzwise at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 06:50:32 CEST 2008

On 11 Jul 2008, at 5:19 AM, marius schebella wrote:
> I am having some troubles getting -nogui option work on osx.
> right now there are several problems with that:
> if I add -nogui to the startup prefs, the icon in the task bar keeps
> jumping, but pd does not start up. I have to start pd from terminal to
> get it running. otoh, I would prefer a solution without terminal  
> window.
> especially since when closing pd the terminal always stays open.
> any help on that would be welcome!

there is a simple little .app called Launcher


save a script as an executable text file, set it to open with  
Launcher, then you can double-click it, or put it in the dock, or  
make it a startup item - whatever you require

Launcher it will just execute the script without opening a terminal  

use a script like this:

/Applications/Pd.app/Contents/Resources/bin/pd -nogui /Library/Pd/ 
slave.pd; exit

in my case slave.pd opens a fullscreen Gem window and accepts remote  


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