[PD] new GUI screenshots

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 22 06:53:34 CEST 2009

On Sep 21, 2009, at 9:45 PM, András Murányi wrote:

> 2009/9/17 Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at at.or.at>
> On Sep 16, 2009, at 7:46 PM, András Murányi wrote:
> BTW, I have a dream which is that the console is tabbed, and the  
> default tab displays system messages, while for each [print PREFIX]  
> a new tab is opened. That way messages get separated by PREFIX. It's  
> just a silly dream, forget it ;op
> Tabs in the Pd window would be very nice indeed.  Someone just needs  
> to code it. :-D
> .hc
> I made up the tabs, but I don't want to brute-regex every message so  
> I need to catch where [print] generates user-made messages.
> OK... It seems it is well buried in the C side. If I'm right, user
> messages are composed by print_anything() in x_interface.c which gives
> post() a single string which calls dopost() which finally calls
> pdtk_post in pdwindows.tcl.
> I see no much chance to supply additional information to the tcl  
> side, do you?
> Great start!  Tcl's a bit weird, but you can do a lot with a few  
> lines of code.
> Sounds like you got it right.  I think you'll have to brute regex it  
> in pdtk_post for this idea to work.  But since its a plugin, I think  
> its ok if its a bit heavy since it can be easily disabled.
> I think the easiest thing to do here would be to create your  
> own ::pdwindow::pdtk_post and then use the 'rename' command to swap  
> yours in for the standard one.
> Hello HC,
> i'm assembling regex for filtering out system messages and i have a  
> problem, which is that $::pd_path and $::startup_libraries are empty  
> on startup, they only get loaded when path or startup is modified.  
> Can you help this from the C side?

I was actually planning a little hack for this release, then it can be  
changed later to something better.  But this weekend, I plan on making  
it so that the GUI requests the path and startup panels so that it  
gets the info, but it doesn't show the dialog panels the first time.




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