[PD] less intelligent patching for Pd

Christof Ressi christof.ressi at gmx.at
Wed Jun 5 16:57:07 CEST 2019


> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 05. Juni 2019 um 16:08 Uhr
> Von: "IOhannes m zmoelnig" <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> An: pd-list <pd-list at lists.iem.at>
> Betreff: [PD] less intelligent patching for Pd
> an early summer update...
> TL;DR: https://vimeo.com/showcase/5289665/video/340437816
> based on the feedback we got for the "intelligent patching" features
> introduced with Pd-0.49, i've create a new pull-request [575], that
> might make patching even easier.
> the most important part is probably, that the intelligent
> multi-connections we have learned to love in no time, will now only
> happen if you press the <Shift>-key while doing the connection.
> this basically means, that you can now connect a single object with
> another single object, even if they happen to be in a selection group.
> or put otherwise: hopefully this will prevent "intelligent patching"
> from stepping on your toes.
> there's also a few bugs fixed:
> - no more crashes after triggerizing
> - inserting an object into a "non-leftmost connection" (that is: a
> connection that involves inlets or outlets that are not on the left-hand
> side) now works (in the case of <Ctrl>-k) resp. puts the newly created
> object in the right place (in the case of <Ctrl>-t, aka triggerize)
> it also fixes a few oddities where "Duplicate" resp. "Saving
> abstractions" would not play well with "Copy&Paste" (the "Duplicate"
> resp "Save" actions used to overwrite the "Copy"-buffer; now you can
> duplicate at will, and still recall your old "Copy"-buffer)
> there's a few little cuties, like:
> - pressing <ESC> to deselect everything
> - pressing <TAB> to cycle the selection of a single object (or line)
> - repeatedly pressing <Ctrl>-k to connect a single-outlet signal object
> with a multi-inlet object, will now create a nice fan~out.
> when inserting an object into a connection with <Ctrl>-T (triggerize),
> the newly created object is now selected immediately, so you can
> immediately start typing to replace the dummy object (or just press
> <Esc> is you don't want to)
> finally, you can now cycle outlets or inlets with the <Tab> *while
> connecting*.
> Cycling inlets is only active if you hover over an object to connect to
> (if not, you cycle the outlets of the source).
> Cycling inlets doesn't work on OSX.
> fgsdm,r
> IOhannes
> [575] https://github.com/pure-data/pure-data/pull/575
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