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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 20 05:58:46 CEST 2011

On Sep 19, 2011, at 9:43 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> Le 2011-09-19 à 20:52:00, Pierre Massat a écrit :
>> I did just that, but how can i actually use the plugin once i've  
>> launched Pd? I created a canvas in a new patch and tried dragging a  
>> pd file from my tesktop onto it, but nothing happened.
> Don't you also need to install a tk plugin named tkdnd ? That's not  
> the same as the pd-extended plugin, which depends on it... right ?
> At least, that's what we had to do back in 2004 when carmen coded  
> tkdnd support for impd with the [dropper] class.

Right, patko and I got tkdnd integrated into Pd-extended 0.43 on  
Windows.  I hope to do the same for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X.  tkdnd 2.2  
doesn't work on GNU/Linux, which is a big bummer, and on Mac OS X, it  
only works on Tk/Cocoa, which is what comes with Mac OSX 10.6 and above.



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