[PD] (breaking symbols) was Re: find a list of numbers in a text file

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Tue Sep 6 20:55:13 CEST 2011

On Tue, 6 Sep 2011, fbar wrote:

> Forgot to add: Of course it is possible and legal to "use" numerical or
> non-printable symbols as selectors, but they have to be constructed
> dynamically and cannot be typed, in accordance with the restrictions
> mentioned in the manual.

If you put a single leading backslash in front of the number in the .pd 
file, you will get A_SYMBOL in pd, but Pd will save it back to A_FLOAT 
because it will forget to add the backslash... likewise if you edit the 
box containing that symbol.

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