[PD] textfile - No output? Unsure of usage.

Tyler Worman via Pd-list pd-list at lists.iem.at
Mon Jun 30 05:35:48 CEST 2014

Thanks so much! I spent a good 2-3 hours stuck on this. It looks like that,
plus a rewind, were what I needed!

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM, Jaime E Oliver <jaime.oliver2 at gmail.com>

> you need to send it a bang after the read message.
> J
> On Jun 29, 2014, at 10:12 PM, Tyler Worman via Pd-list <
> pd-list at lists.iem.at> wrote:
> Hi -
>    Fairly new to PD. Trying to read a text file and [textfile] doesn't
> seem to be doing anything. Read doesn't error when I have a valid file
> name. textfile never bangs from the right output so I'm not even sure it is
> doing anything. The left output won't seem to do anything. I've tried to
> attach print, but got no output. Tried unpack then print but no output.
> Many of the examples I've found online don't seem to be working for me. I
> can't produce any output from it. My goal is to read in a file with 1
> number. I want to use that number as a variable to control which part of
> the patch runs.
> ()
> |
> [read somefile.txt(
> |
> [textfile]
> |          |
> [print]   [bang]
> What am I doing wrong? How do I go about debugging it? I get nothing to
> the output.
>    - Tyler
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