[PD] opening patch from pd message
ch at chnry.net
Tue Nov 26 15:31:36 CET 2019
I don't understand why most people use send and receive object all the time exept when sending message to pd.
I think > [;
pd open $1.pd /path-topatch;(
is very confusing.
[open $1.pd /path-topatch;(
is lot's more logic.
moreover, you can add a print and see what you are doing.
In this situation, you would notice that $1 is not convertet to cat.
(an error in pd log would also help to find the problem).
anyway, replace [cat< by [symbol cat< and it will work.
Le 26/11/2019 à 15:12, Csaba Láng a écrit :
> Dear list,
> I want to open from a pd patch a pd patch withe the message:
> pd open $1.pd /path-topatch;(
> With simple naming of the patches such as numbers, works beautifully.
> However if the name is a word, I cannot open them. What kind of command should I send to this message to make it work?
> just to be clear, if I want to open cat.pd, a message [cat( will not make it happen.
> Thanks for any hints!
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