[PD] dislocated cursor on comments

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Mon Aug 16 20:28:27 CEST 2010

On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Eduardo Patricio wrote:

> I don't know if it's a known bug or not. But I found that if I use 
> accents like '^' in my comments and I want to make some later 
> corrections (deleting a letter, typing more etc.)the cursor appears 
> dislocated. I'm running Pd-0.42.5-extended-rc4-macosx104-i386 on OSX 
> 10.6.5. Am I missing anything?

Is GridFlow loaded ? It forces Pd to use UTF-8 (Unicode) on OSX, so that 
it produces patches that are loadable on Linux, and so that I can write 
accents at all in Linux. Then it also has that side effect, that the 
cursor is off, because I couldn't make a complete fix of Pd from within an 

The complete fix of character encodings was published at the beginning of 
the year, but Miller and Hans don't want to apply it on Pd 42.

I'm betting that there won't be a 'pd-extended stable release' with proper 
UTF-8 handling until late 2011. That's why I made this hack last year.

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