[PD] sensing whether a window is active

Ingo ingo at miamiwave.com
Mon Feb 5 12:32:00 CET 2018

I have been using [toxy/tot] for this which is unfortunately deprecated and
can't be found anymore although the external that was included in
Pd-extended still works for me on Debian.
I'd love to find an alternative as well.


> From: Pd-list [mailto:pd-list-bounces at lists.iem.at] On Behalf Of Liam
> Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2018 6:18 AM
> Hi all
> Is there a way to sense whether a parent-level window is active? By
"active" I mean that the window is in focus with the title bar highlighted.
> [cyclone/active] is able to sense whether the current window is active,
but I specifically need to know if the parent (grandparent, etc) window is
> Solutions involving externals are welcome.

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