[PD] confused about $1 in messages

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 20 22:01:39 CET 2014

On 01/20/2014 02:07 PM, Spencer Russell wrote:
> Thanks Jonathan for the detailed response and pointer to the docs. As 
> a longtime (but somewhat sporadic) PD user this list behavior still 
> becomes a bit fuzzy to me sometimes, and this helps make it much more 
> clear.
> -s

It might help some if the selector inside a message box were visually 
distinct from the rest of the message.  Like the little tag widget in QT 
that's often used in email apps to show someone's nickname and hide the 
addy.  It's basically a rounded rectangle in a pastel color around some 

You could also have different colors for built-ins vs. custom selectors.


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