[PD] Working with lists

Ben Baker-Smith bbakersmith at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 17:40:47 CET 2010

>Hello all,
>I'm trying to figure out the best way to deal with lists in Pd but some
>things are still not clear.
>I have a table that changes its content "on the fly", e.g. taking input from
>somewhere else and I'm using a select at a determined point to dump the
>table as a list of values using the [tabdump] object. Then I would like to
>interfere in some values in this list, either randomly or at a given
>position, but the fact is that since this list is a bit big (30+ values) it
>doesn't seem the best way to unpack it (my object would be gigantic, I
>think) and deal with the single values. Is there a way to change a specific
>value in a list without unpacking it in the first place?
>Many thanks!
>Pedro Oliveira

Hello Pedro,

Can you edit the values while they are still in the table? It's hard
to say what would work best without seeing an example.


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