[PD] Small vanilla suggestions (windows)

IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Dec 14 13:02:41 CET 2018

On 12/14/18 12:41 PM, João Pais wrote:
> Hello list,
> I have some suggestions for simple vanilla features which might be helpful:
> - soundfiler - send a message when a file or an array isn't found. This
> would be useful for the patch to process this information (instead of just
> showing it in the console)
> E.g. "error file xx not found" and "error array xx not found". This allows
> to sort out the components using route, unpack, etc. and can be updated to
> further error types.
> For now the soundfiler reacts with 0 in all outputs.

isn't this what you want? a message telling you that the read did not
i mean, you can use the 0-on-all-outputs messages to determine on a
patch-level that the file couldn't be read.

> - in pd extended, when typing in the name of a new object, the key
> combination ctrl+return would "close" the object. This is now done by
> ctrl+e, which serves for both closing the objects and go in/out of edit
> mode. Currently, presing ctrl+e while editing an object closes the object,
> but not the edit mode. Is it better to separate these two functions?

well, originally the instantiation of an object via Ctrl+E was just a
side-effect of leaving edit-mode.
i haven't noticed myself (but can confirm) the behaviour that Ctrl+E
does not leave edit-mode when currently typing.


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