[PD] question on help patches path
altern2 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 14:37:03 CET 2013
Yes they are all already named as you say. If the library folder is
located in extra then they all open with rightclick > help, so the names
should be fine. But PD cannot find them if the library is located next
to the patch I am working on. We tried yesterday under Windows and now I
tested it on Linux
az., 2013.eko azaren 13a 11:18(e)an, i go bananas(e)k idatzi zuen:
> 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
> <mailto:altern2 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 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
> 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?
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