[PD] PD 0.49 - turn off multiple connections ? ...
christof.ressi at gmx.at
Thu Mar 7 09:47:27 CET 2019
> It annoys me more often than I find it useful and would > have prefered to have it as an opt-in feature
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 07. März 2019 um 09:31 Uhr
> Von: "Peter P." <peterparker at fastmail.com>
> An: pd-list at lists.iem.at
> Betreff: Re: [PD] PD 0.49 - turn off multiple connections ? ...
> * oliver <oliver at klingt.org> [2019-03-07 08:15]:
> > Hi,
> > sorry for calling this in late, but i only recently changed completely to PD
> > 0.49 ...
> > i noticed a new patching "feature" that irritates me a lot.
> > if multiple objects are selected and i connect one of them with a new object
> > (i.e. a number box), ALL of those still selected objects will create a new
> > connection. (see attached patch)
> As you say this is considered a feature by most users. It annoys me more
> often than I find it useful and would have prefered to have it as an
> opt-in feature where, when multiple objects are selected, I would have
> to hold down shift while connecting patch cords to inlets to have them
> fanned out automatically. Right now I feel I have to more intelligent
> than before to avoid accidental connections. Seems to be a matter of
> taste to have it in and enabled without modifier keys.
> Now pd has this startup flag
> though I am not sure if this applied to the newest intelligent patching™
> > while i guess that there must be some sort of use case for this behaviour
> > (though none comes to my mind), still i would like to turn this feature off
> > with a flag or something, as it messes up my workflow pretty good and
> > results in many unnecessary extra mouse clicks.
> > sorry if i missed something in the discussion regarding new patching
> > features.
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