[PD] Weird mouse click bug

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Feb 8 16:37:52 CET 2010

That sounds vaguely familiar.  Its likely a bug in Pd or Wish.  Which  
version are you using?  I'm guessing 0.41.4, since the nightly builds  
now use wish85.  Try a 0.42.5 build.


On Feb 7, 2010, at 1:49 AM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:

> I'm on winxp, and I wonder if anyone else has run into the following
> problem:
> After working on a lot of different patches in pd-ext, and opening  
> multiple
> patches at a time (say 18 at a time), there comes a point after  
> about 20
> minutes or so when I'm working in a patch and all the mouse bindings
> get wacky.  For example, I might click the "x" on a window to close  
> it, and
> instead of closing the window I get a number box hanging from the  
> mouse.
> Or maybe I go to click "File->Save" and it brings up the audio  
> settings.
> In fact, the only way I can get out of Pd at that point is to open the
> task manager and kill the wish84.exe.
> This doesn't happen every time I use Pd.  If I'm working a lot in a  
> day, it
> might happen once or maybe twice.  I've never had anything like this  
> happen
> in another program so I don't think it's my hardware.
> Any ideas?
> -Jonathan
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