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

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Wed Nov 9 18:39:31 CET 2011

On Nov 9, 2011, at 12:33 PM, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: katja <katjavetter at gmail.com>
>> To: pd-list at iem.at
>> Cc: 
>> Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2011 6:10 AM
>> Subject: Re: [PD] how to capture window-related mouse-events when toxy is discontinued?
>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 1:30 AM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> How does the cpu usage in my demo compare to your patch where you use
>>> a radiobutton?
>> Here's a cpu load comparison of objects dragged continuously (on intel
>> mac 2GHz):
>> polygon in movable_box2.pd: 23 %
>> polygon in 07.sequencer.pd (help browser): 16%
>> radiobutton in moving_objects.pd: 12 %
>> regular Pd slider: 13 %
>> 2D geo in a gem window: 2.5%
> The old joke:
> If the black box can survive a crash, why don't they just build the whole airplane 
> out of the black box?
> Similarly:
> If a 2D geo in a gem window is the most efficient way to draw an object, why not 
> just make canvases be opengl windows?
> I imagine the answer might be "because it's not that simple", but I thought I'd ask anyway.

That's what TkZinc is: a Tk canvas written to use OpenGL. http://www.tkzinc.org



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