[PD] drag-n-drop support in Pd-extended (TkDND)

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Sep 19 19:27:41 CEST 2011

I updated the plugin to also work on canvases.  Drop a Pd file onto  
the canvas, and it'll make an object using that.


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On Sep 19, 2011, at 12:32 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> Patko and I just got TkDND working on Windows and included Pd-extended
> 0.43.  That means tomorrows nightly build should have it included, and
> its ready for scripting with.  TkDND allows Pd to handle drag-n-drop
> events, so you can do things like drop a file onto the Pd window to  
> open
> it (implemented in the attached plugin) or drop a pd patch onto a  
> canvas
> to make an object (also kind of implemented in the plugin).
> There are lots of interesting ideas possible, I'm hoping you will play
> with it and see what kinds of stuff we can do.  I forgot who  
> originally
> implemented the TkDND stuff for Pd, but this is based on that work, so
> thanks for that.
> .hc
> <tkdnd-plugin.tcl>


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