[PD] left mouse click abuse

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Sun Jan 4 14:55:58 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 01:34:48PM +0100, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Chris McCormick hat gesagt: // Chris McCormick wrote:
> > I'm really digging the direction this is going. If I could just chip my
> > 2c into the fray: I have to agree with Frank that being able to select a
> > tower of object boxes and then click a key combination to connect them
> > by patch cords would be useful, as would a keystroke to auto-space
> > things horizontally or vertically. I also agree with Tim that Blender's
> > same-key select/deselect toggle feels very natural. I would vote for
> > ctrl-A both selecting all and deselecting all.
> So instead of doing auto-placements and connections as default,
> user-initiated operations should be preferred, i.e. a better "Tidy up"
> and a "Connect all selected objects" as proposed.

Totally agree, and I also advocate using keystrokes/menu options to
initiate these operations. It should always be possible to use Pd to
manually lay things out just like you can now.



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