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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Sep 20 06:47:17 CEST 2011

On Sep 20, 2011, at 12:38 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> Le 2011-09-19 à 13:04:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>> What I've been thinking of doing is have file association patches,  
>> so like wav.pd, mov.pd, mp3,pd, etc.  Then when you drop a .wav  
>> file onto a canvas, it would copy-n-paste the contents of wav.pd  
>> where you dropped the .wav file.
> It wouldn't know whether you want is a [readsf~], a [soundfiler], or  
> a saved array (or a set thereof, one per channel). I don't think any  
> of those three is a default that makes sense.
> Also, how would you make wav.pd have a placeholder for the  
> filename ? $1 could be replaced in objectboxes, but in messageboxes  
> $1 doesn't have the same meaning and it could be a conflict.

This is already implemented, I just need the tkdnd part to work.  The  
idea is that people make their own associations, so people figure out  
what works for them.




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