[PD] Interface bug switching to edit mode with sub patches

Jaime E Oliver jaime.oliver2 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 20:53:00 CET 2014

Good point. It doesn't happen in version 0.42-5 in the same OS. 


On Mar 17, 2014, at 3:41 PM, Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2014-03-17 at 14:12 -0400, Jaime E Oliver wrote:
>> Hi, 
>> In os x 10.8.5 with Pd 0.45-4, 
> I'm just curious: Is the observed behavior specific to this new version
> or do older Pd's also exhibit this problem?
>> when I save a patch that has a sub patch and this sub patch is open,
>> the next time that I open it I have the following behavior:
>> + Both the parent patch and sub patch are loaded, but the parent patch
>> shows up in front.
>> + Although the parent patch shows in front of the sub patch, I cannot
>> switch from edit to run mode unless I close the sub patch behind it.
>> It seems like the edit mode switch is being applied to the sub patch
>> which is not the frontmost window and the correct behavior is that the
>> frontmost window is being addressed by commands. I cannot test this in
>> linux now, but I imagine some might.
> I tested with Pd 0.45-4 on Ubuntu 12.04 running fluxbox as window
> manager. The subpatch comes to front and when I switch to edit mode, I'm
> in edit mode of the subpatch.
> Does that indicate it is related to the OS / window manager?
> Roman
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