[PD] left mouse click abuse

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Jan 7 09:56:51 CET 2009

marius schebella wrote:
>> 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.
> but wouldn't it be nice to have shortcuts for all the combinations that 
> you have to type 10 times a day?
> for example I create [metro] and then a auto-completion shortcut will 
> add a connected toggle? or cycle through a set of recently used 
> combinations with that object?
> [openpanel] always goes with a bang input. default pd-auto-completion 
> could directly be taken from the help patch for the object or a list of 
> standard combinations for this object.

i think luigi posted a "template" abstraction a while ago that might do
something like that (using iemguts) ((i have to admit that i haven't
looked at it yet))

it's a solution that uses abstractions rather than key-bindings though.


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