[PD] comment

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 16 01:21:35 CEST 2010

Yep, we're on different versions of Pd-- I should have mentioned I'm running a nightly build: Pd version 0.42.5-extended-20100404

I didn't realize the feature I described was added so recently.

From: Andrew Faraday <jbturgid at hotmail.com>
To: kim at anechoicmedia.com; matteosistisette at gmail.com
Cc: pd-list at iem.at
Sent: Tue, June 15, 2010 6:29:55 PM
Subject: Re: [PD] comment

 Hey all

Bit OT on this thread, but has anyone seen the help file for comments? Work of genius!!! 

It would seem a shame to ruin that to try and solve problems like this.

> Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:23:47 -0700
> From: kim at anechoicmedia.com
> To: matteosistisette at gmail.com
> CC: pd-list at iem.at
> Subject: Re: [PD] comment
> Matteo Sisti Sette wrote:
> > Kim Cascone escribió:
> >> is there a way to cut and paste text from the console or some other 
> >> external text source into a comment object?
> >>
> >> I'm RTFM and can't seem to find anywhere if this is possible
> >>
> >
> > What version of Pd are you using? Copy-pasting into comments, message 
> > boxes and object boxes didn't work until some recent version (at least 
> > in Windows), but it now does (at least in Windows). I think it was 
> > 0.42.something when it was finally introduced.
> ah maybe that's the problem I'm using:
> Pd version 0.41-4extended
> >
> > Or am I misunderstanding what you mean? I mean selecting a text 
> > anywhere inside or outside Pd, hitting ctrl+C, and pasting into a 
> > comment, message box or object with ctrl+V.
> that's correct - that is what I'm trying to do
> while I CAN copy and paste between comments
> I cannot paste from the console or a text file
> nor can I copy from a comment and paste it into a text file
> >
> > Oh well you have to create the comment object (or select it) and paste 
> > the text into it: what you cannot do is just pasting and having the 
> > text appear _as_ a new comment. perhaps was this what you meant?
> >
> no although that would be nice too!
> thanks for your help -- I think I'll just have to update my Pd and see 
> if I get that function
> :)
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