[PD] Pd-list Digest, Vol 46, Issue 108
ingo at miamiwave.com
Sat Jan 31 11:34:10 CET 2009
I agree with pasting to the same window the cursor position would be the
best solution. But please leave it the way it is for different windows.
I always copy objects that have been changed to almost identical windows and
they are right in the spot where they belong. Changing this behaviour would
be very annoying if you're doing things like this.
> well, the current behavior is helpful when pasting into a different window
> if it has similar dimensions, but if we are copying a piece of a patch
> was way down in a window into a new window, then the pasted code ends up
> the same place too and one has to go look for it. This also happens
> the window doesn't focus in the pasted section, but keeps the 0,0
> I think in general, (or when pasting to the same window) it would be nice
> paste into the last clicked coordinate.
> In any case I am so used to it by now that I can survive in these
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 4:03 PM, Miller Puckette
> <mpuckett at imusic1.ucsd.edu>wrote:
> > I think if pasting to the same window this would be reasonable - but
> > always had in mind, instead, to paste the objects to a new place
> > by current cursor position, which would be far better. Just haven't
> > able to think it through and do it.
> > M
> > 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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