[PD] creb's ramp~ needs a help file

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 18:25:23 CET 2017

Thanks, if I'm not mistaken, Fred is taking care of creb now, so maybe he
could work on this help file and include it in a new deken release


2017-01-28 12:48 GMT-02:00 Ed Kelly <morph_2016 at yahoo.co.uk>:

> ramp~
> send it a number and it will generate a ramp~ - effectively a sample
> number to read arrays with something like a phasor~, but it just goes up
> and up.
> I just had a look in the C code. In all honesty it's one of those objects
> that is in Pd but could be easily dealt with in Pd without the external. No
> disrespect to Tom Schouten, but it's basically a line~ with an offset, and
> a fixed rate i.e. it just generates a signal ramp with the right
> characteristics to patch it into tabread4~ and playback samples at their
> original pitch. The only exception is that it always starts from a specific
> value sent to the inlet.
> There are quite a lot of externals like this (and some from me) where
> people coded something in C for convenience, but can be easily done in Pd
> without externals.
> Here's a semi pddp formatted helpfile.
> It's boring.
> Cheers,
> Ed
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> On Thursday, 19 January 2017, 0:38, Alexandre Torres Porres <
> porres at gmail.com> wrote:
> howdy, there's no help file for creb/ramp~
> anybody ever used it?
> thanks
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