[PD] Symbols in data structures

Miller Puckette mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Wed Sep 10 22:10:48 CEST 2008

Hi Anton,

There's no way to do it with 'append', but you can set a symbol field's
value with 'set -symbol my-template my-field'.

It's pretty clunky, I think :)


On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:06:28PM +0200, Anton H?rnquist wrote:
> Hi,
> Are symbols really supported in data structures?
> I tried searching the pd-list for an answer but didn't find much about
> it. I cant get [append] and [set] to read symbols in their inlets, but
> I can retrieve symbols with [get]. The only way I can get symbols into
> the data structure is to manually write them in a file and read the
> file with a read message.
> I'm using pd extended 0.40.
> /Anton
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