[PD] [text sequence] - pointer question

oliver oliver at klingt.org
Thu Dec 28 18:32:42 CET 2017

On 2017-12-28 15:20, Christof Ressi wrote:
> hi oliver, looks like text sequence is broken. all the flags (-t, -w,
> -g) only work if you provide a text name as the first creation
> argument. this also means they don't work with data structure
> pointers.
> can you file a bug report?
> regarding your second question:
> the -s flag needs a data structure template (struct) together with the
> field name. every [text define] is actually an instance of a struct
> named 'text' with a field called 't' (the actual text buffer).
> this is similar to [array define] which is an instance of struct
> 'float-array' with field 'z' (the actual array). see [pd define] in
> array-object-help.pd.
> both structs live in hidden canvases. try [;pd-_text_template vis 1(
> and [;pd-_float_template vis 1( :-)

thanks a lot for this in-deep knowledge !

bug reported !



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