[PD] [Pd][Windows] Handling Paths and Visual Enhancements

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Jan 28 11:19:29 CET 2009

Ray Rashif wrote:
> Smashing day
> == Part 1 ==
> I'm trying to do some user-interaction and would like to use variables for
> handling filepaths. I understand this may not be a problem with Linux/Mac as
> we can use ~/ for the user's home directory. What would be the Windows
> equivalent of that? I'd also like to know how to handle Windows paths in
> general with Pd as the backslash is not recognised.

afaik, Pd-extended has support for this (at least you should be able to 
use "~" and "$HOME" (or was it %HOME%?) to access your home-directory.

> == Part 2 ==
> Look at the screenshots at
> http://digital.music.cornell.edu/kevinernste/tutorial_3_audio_input_and_recording
> Is that a Mac-specific look or could we patch the latest version to look
> like that? 

this is how Pd-extended looks like on all platforms.

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