[PD] keycode dropped/use of curly braces

Paul Gruendorfer paul at lefant.net
Mon Sep 3 18:01:54 CEST 2012

great! thanks for the explanation what's going on
- right, before I was choosing to print after [makefilename] and it did hang up again

so I will try how I could make the trick useable!

On 3 Sep 2012, at 17:44, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

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> On 2012-09-03 16:59, Paul Gruendorfer wrote:
>> hi, thanks for your reply - but that locks up pd.
> it only locks Pd if you are printing the character via pd-gui (either
> print to console or via a symbolbox)
> that's also the reason why it is prohibited to type curly braces in Pd.
> the quick fix is to trust that curly braces are created with the
> [makefilename] trick and don't display them (and if you must, use
> "-stderr" and print them to...stderr)
>> seems that there are reserved characters pd uses itself  (got this
>> from the makefilename help) anyhow I can live with that:) was just
>> wondering what is happening
> curly braces are reserved in tcl (the language pd-gui is written in).
> displaying a "{" will make pd-gui wait for a matching "}", and while
> it does so, it will hang.
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