[PD] preview in Gem ? ...

oliver oliver at klingt.org
Tue Oct 17 13:02:48 CEST 2017

Patrice Colet wrote:
> Hello,
>  I've been trying to develop an interface with sys_gui where media files
> are launched by clicking on a preview image, like in almost all
> softwares managing media files.
>  It's done by dumping pixels from gemwin to a bitmap stored in
> datastructure that is designing the launching buttons of my tck-tk
> interface.
>  With Purr Data, there is no sys_gui but we don't need such a complex
> coding to reach this end by the use of [draw] object.

"draw sprite image 100 100
... couldn't create"

is that a part of some external library ?

>  In this attached example the image preview has to be stored in the hard
> drive to be opened. It's a single image preview but it could be extended
> to animation view.

that will probably not be possible under windows 7/64bit
(at least for me it wouldn't).

GEM freezes and dies when the number of files read by [pix_image] 
exceeds 2048. no workaround found yet. thread 0/1 doesn't change anything.



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