[PD] [folder] external?

Kim Cascone kim at anechoicmedia.com
Thu Jun 24 22:14:09 CEST 2010

ydegoyon at gmail.com wrote:
> Kim Cascone wrote:
>> I'm looking for a way to read the names of files in a folder
>> as well as filter for types
>> (I know I can also build the plumbing to pattern match too)
>> is there a Pd object or abstraction that serves a similar function as 
>> the [folder] external in Max/MSP?
>> note: I played around with the [playlist] external which is *very* 
>> nice but not sure it allows me to filter for file types...?
> it does filter on extensions if you edit the properties,
ah! ok I found it...thanks :)
can I send it multiple filetypes too? or is the properties field the 
only way to filter?
> but it has a buguito ::
> if you enter extension .pd it will also show you .pd_linux
> ( it's a simple strstr )..
OK if I understand correctly: it can't distinguish between a patch and 
an external?
is there a fix coming soon? just curious
again -- very nice work on this external!
>> any/all help is very appreciated :)
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