[PD] Hans - window_name FR

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Sep 21 21:40:31 CEST 2008

Nice work!

Go ahead and check it in, but just make sure it builds on all  
platforms (i.e. watch the build logs).


On Sep 21, 2008, at 4:32 AM, Luke Iannini wrote:

> Right, after all kinds of bumping around Pd's sourcecode and reading
> the ANSI C guide... (my C experience has been limited to copy and
> paste previously)
> Here's the thing.  Check it out and I'll check it in.
> Best
> Luke
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 5:47 PM, Luke Iannini <lukexipd at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 5:21 PM, Luke Iannini <lukexipd at gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner  
>>> <hans at eds.org> wrote:
>>>> On Sep 15, 2008, at 3:21 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>>>>> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>>>>> Yeah, I thought about that, I shouldn't be too hard, but I am  
>>>>>> not  going
>>>>>> to have any time to do it for the next 2 months, probably.    
>>>>>> Feel free to
>>>>>> beat me to it.
>>> Okee - I whipped my first request up today: canvas_name and
>>> window_name can now access their parents.  I shamelessly copied the
>>> code from iemguts : ).  Forgot to add credit, will do before I  
>>> commit.
>>>  Hans, is it alright if I just commit the changes?  I attached the
>>> diffs and Intel Mac compiled versions of both if you want to try it
>>> out.
>>> I'm going to try to do the subpatch-name version now; do either  
>>> of you
>>> have any tips on how to get the canvas/window from a symbol like
>>> "pd-$0.mysubpatch"?
>> Alright, I figured this out by looking at the tot sourcecode, so now
>> my new question:
>> How do I let [window_name] and [canvas_name] accept either a float or
>> a symbol, looking up parents in the case of a float and looking up a
>> remote window in the case of a symbol?
>> Attached is the symbol-taking remote window version.
>> Cheers
>> Luke
>>> IOhannes, by the way, I compiled iemguts yesterday and wow, what an
>>> incredible number of possibilities those objects open up!  All of  
>>> them
>>> should be part of vanilla, IMO.  Thanks so much for making them -  
>>> I'll
>>> be making a ton of stuff with them in the coming months.
>>> Best
>>> Luke
>>>>>> I think that ggee's getdir has a good model for how to do it.
>>>>>> Basically, using numbers to represent how many levels down to  
>>>>>> get  from.
>>>>> this is the scheme i use with the iemguts objects: use numbers to
>>>>> represent how many levels to get _up_.
>>>>> fmgasdr
>>>>> IOhannes
>>>> I think we mean the same thing, just depending on whether it is  
>>>> a tree or
>>>> roots. ;)  If it is a tree, then the parent would be at the bottom.
>>>> .hc
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>>> ---------
>>>> All information should be free.  - the hacker ethic
>> <window_name-parent_and_remote.zip>


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