[PD] Pd as sound editor (issue with "scrolling" a table) ??
pimassat at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 08:34:40 CET 2014
I found it following this path : help for [tabwrite] --> More_Info -->
all_about_arrays --> Common uses for arrays in Pd
Bummer, I thought somebody would come up with a secret table manipulation
technique that would make this statement true...
2014-03-02 19:33 GMT+01:00 Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>:
> From that help patch:
> #X text 12 115 HELP_PATCH_AUTHORS Updated for Pd 0.38-2. Jonathan Wilkes
> revised the patch to conform to the PDDP template for Pd version 0.42.
> I did the refactoring of that patch, but I'm not sure who wrote what
> you're quoting.
> I'd say that statement is false and should be removed.
> On Sunday, March 2, 2014 10:47 AM, Pierre Massat <pimassat at gmail.com>
> Dear list,
> I am working on a small patch which stores simple events in a table to
> trigger sounds later on.
> I would like to be able to edit the content of my table easily, which
> requires scrolling it, zooming in, and eventually editing the content.
> I have found away of scrolling the content, but it is very slow with
> relatively big tables (hem, even with a table with 20 000 samples...).
> Please see the example attached.
> I have 2 questions :
> 1) Is there a more efficient way of doing this ? Copying only part of the
> content is worse (i've tried).
> 2) Can I prevent the content of the table from spilling over the table to
> right of the left ? I get the same behaviour in a GOP, and putting a canvas
> next to the table to cover it doesn't work because the table content gets
> redrawn on top of it.
> This leads me to a more general question about something i've found in the
> help :
> "5 Wave editing: with proper manipulation of array data, Pd can be fully
> functional wave editor, complete with mouse-clickable cut-n-paste,
> pitch-shift, time expansion, down/upsampling, and other tools typically
> found in commercial wave editors."
> This has always sounded very appealing to me, but i wonder how realistic
> this statement is... unless i'm ignoring 80 % of what can be done with
> tables in Pd.
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