[PD] call for testers for L2Ork iteration of pd-extended (based on 0.42.x branch)

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Mon Nov 22 02:45:20 CET 2010

The front/back option works on as many selected objects as you like. Simply select objects you wish to be moved, right click, and then select the desired action. That said I do agree that it would be probably a good idea to also have a keyboard shortcut and place them in the menu.

Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> wrote:

>One comment about bring to front/send to back:
>* I think I'd rather see this as "Edit" menu options that work on 
>all selected objects, rather than per object.  This would be more 
>useful for those situations where people are building complex GUIs.  
>(And if necessary it could have a keyboard shortcut.)
>This would allow the right-click menu to retain its simplicity 
>of having only those three options that are of general use to the 
>user.  (I think bring to front/send to back is a wonderful feature 
>but it's definitely way more specialized than getting help, 
>GUI properties, or opening a subpatch).
>One thing I'm noticing about the new connection icon:  if I point the 
>mouse over an outlet and then move the mouse about 20-40 pixels to 
>the right, the connection icon remains even though it won't spawn a 
>wire if I click and drag.
>--- On Sun, 11/21/10, Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico at vt.edu> wrote:
>> From: Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico at vt.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [PD] call for testers for L2Ork iteration of pd-extended (based on 0.42.x branch)
>> To: Pd-list at iem.at
>> Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010, 4:52 PM
>> > Also, forgot to mention in my original email this
>> version AFAIK fixes
>> > all graph-on-parent bugs.
>> Just remembered a few more that some of you might find
>> useful:
>> *send to back/bring to front right-click menu for those of
>> you
>> interested in building more complex UIs
>> *auto-update of scrollbars when typing/resizing objects
>> *canvas always tries to fit the entire patch as best as it
>> can (it is
>> not any more 0,0 coord-centric, however, so it will not
>> reopen patches
>> the way they may have looked in the vanilla-version of pd)
>> *text editing has ctrl+home and ctrl+end traversal between
>> space-delimited words
>> *"select all" is context sensitive (so when editing an
>> object select all
>> will select all its text rather than all objects on the
>> canvas)
>> *select/cut/copy/paste is universal (works seamlessly
>> across text fields
>> and canvas)
>> *commands are ignored in contexts where they have no
>> purpose (e.g.
>> create an object shortcut invoked on the main canvas should
>> have no
>> effect)
>> *improved accuracy of canvas reporting it has been changed
>> Cheers!
>> Best wishes,
>> Ico
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