[PD] questions about Preferences

rolfm at dds.nl rolfm at dds.nl
Fri Aug 31 11:56:54 CEST 2018

> On 2018-08-30 14:17, rolfm at dds.nl wrote:
>> hi,
>> i have some questions about the Preferences (i'm on Windows 10, 
>> Pd-0.48.1).
>> after changing the 'Externals Install Directory' in the Preferences 
>> (EID
>> for short) plugins are still loaded from the standard AppData/../Pd 
>> folder.
>> is that a bug?
> depends on your pov.
> the "Externals *Install* Directory" is an output directory (where to
> store download externals) rather an input directory (where to search 
> for
> externals).
> you do have a list of search-directories on the top of that very
> searchpath-preferences window you are currently interacting with...
> fgmasdr
> IOhannes


thanks for the clarification.
still, the searchpath-preferences are apparently different for externals 
and for plugins.
for the plugins the standard folder is used anyway and also first.

BTW is there a way to declare a .pdsettings in the command-line?
(i cannot find one).


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