[PD] how to capture window-related mouse-events when toxy is discontinued?

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 2 16:19:04 CET 2011

----- Original Message -----

> From: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>
> To: katja <katjavetter at gmail.com>
> Cc: pd-list at iem.at
> Sent: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 10:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [PD] how to capture window-related mouse-events when toxy is discontinued?
> Le 2011-11-02 à 15:24:00, katja a écrit :
>>  It happens to be the case that mouse-event capturing as done by
>>  [toxy/tot] is crucial to my Pd performance setups. The object gives xy
>>  positions relative to a window, not to the screen(s).
> http://gridflow.ca/help/gf/mouse_spy-help.html
>>  The toxy lib is discontinued in Pd-extended 0.43.
> However, there are still problems loading GridFlow in pd-extended 43.
> I bet Toxy is not far from working with pd-extended 43. I don't recall 
> hearing the reasons for removing it. Seems quite unilateral.

One thing is that any GUI objects created with [widget] cease to pass messages when the 
containing window gets unmapped.  At least I think that was the case.  I think there were 
some other problems with [widget] as well, but at the moment I don't remember any problems 
with [tot].


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