[PD] question on help patches path

i go bananas hard.off at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 11:18:35 CET 2013

your help file should have exactly the same filename as the original patch,
but with -help.pd as its suffix.

so, for example, if your patch is called  sine_tone.pd

then the help patch has to be called sine_tone-help.pd

it shouldn't matter about the extra folder if you do it correctly.

On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 6:52 PM, enrike <altern2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> I am giving a very short PD workshop soon and I want to give students a
> folder with some ready made examples. Within that folder there is a small
> library with some abstractions the examples use. Each abstraction has its
> own help file next to it. However right click > help on the abstraction
> objects of the examples does not open the help files because PD cannot find
> them. It only works if the library is located in the extra folder. This I
> want to avoid if possible.
> I have tried to add the path of my library with abstractions in the
> preferences but this does not work. Is there any other simple way to
> achieve this?
> thanks
> enrike
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