[PD] copy-paste vs. duplicate behavior

Miller Puckette mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu
Sat Jan 31 01:03:49 CET 2009

I think if pasting to the same window this would be reasonable - but I've
always had in mind, instead, to paste the objects to a new place determined
by current cursor position, which would be far better.  Just haven't been
able to think it through and do it.

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 06:53:22PM -0500, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> Hey all,
> I was thinking that it would be nice if copy-paste had the same  
> response and duplicate, i.e. shifting the position over by 10 pixels  
> in x and y, then pasting.  I can't see a good reason why paste doesn't  
> do that.  Anyone know of any?  Newbies get very frustrated by the  
> current behavior.  Regular users get used to the Duplicate command,  
> but I don't know of any other programs where you can't just copy-paste  
> and you need a special function.
> .hc
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