[PD] jMax Phoenix

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 6 00:05:33 CEST 2010

--- On Tue, 10/5/10, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:

> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> Subject: Re: [PD] jMax Phoenix
> To: "Jonathan Wilkes" <jancsika at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "IOhannes m zmoelnig" <zmoelnig at iem.at>, pd-list at iem.at
> Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 5:38 PM
> On Mon, 4 Oct 2010, Jonathan Wilkes
> wrote:
> > I do remember that in Desiredata you have to actually
> create the object with <ctrl-Enter> before you are
> able to autoconnect another one, which is an unnecessary
> step.
> Ctrl-Enter doesn't do what you say it does. It introduces a
> newline in the text you are writing. Somehow it used to be
> doing it correctly, but stopped doing it correctly when the
> history feature was added to objectbox edition (there were
> just too many features in DesireData : that one overrode the
> normal use of the up and down arrows. I don't recall why we
> did it like that.)
> a plain Enter terminates the objectbox,

Yes, I got this confused with <ctrl-Enter> from Pd ext.

> which is a lot more
> convenient than taking the mouse and find a spot where
> there's a piece of nothingness you can click on so that your
> objectbox gets made without triggering any other change by
> accident.
> then in DesireData, a box you finished with Enter is also
> automatically selected, and this selection is used in
> determining the origin of the auto-connection done when
> making an objectbox with Ctrl-6 (six).

Well Ctrl-6 doesn't currently do anything _while_ you are editing the 
contents of an object box, right?  I just once I am done typing the name 
of the object I want a shortcut to be able to then immediately hit Ctrl-6 to mean the same as currently hitting Enter, then Ctrl-6.  One less key.


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> | Mathieu Bouchard ------------------------------ Villeray,
> Montréal, QC


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