[PD] Query if Pd is in Edit mode for a GUI

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 00:52:42 CET 2019

this shows it's possible to query if Pd is in edit mode in an external :) -
this is what I need and I don't mean to do this in vanilla.

Though at first glance it still seems tricky to me, but I guess it's a good


Em seg, 25 de fev de 2019 às 04:04, Liam Goodacre <liamg_uw at hotmail.com>

> If I remember correctly, [iemguts/receivecanvas] sends a message when you
> change the edit mode. Not sure that you'll find a way of doing it in
> Vanilla though.
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> *From:* Pd-list <pd-list-bounces at lists.iem.at> on behalf of Alexandre
> Torres Porres <porres at gmail.com>
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> *Subject:* Re: [PD] Query if Pd is in Edit mode for a GUI
> Em dom, 24 de fev de 2019 às 13:27, Alexandre Torres Porres <
> porres at gmail.com> escreveu:
>  But if it's impossible, I'm fine with that.
> Coming to think of it, Pd actually changes the appearance of its comments
> when in Edit mode, where it shows where to change the size of comments. So
> yeah, it's totally possible. But I still hope you can help me out with the
> golden hint of which built function to use from pd's source, cause I've
> been browsing the code for about an hour and couldn't find it :/
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