[PD] Fwd: Re: Data structures: object placement order

Christof Ressi info at christofressi.com
Mon May 18 16:56:18 CEST 2020

BTW, you can easily verify this behavior with the help patch of [append]


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Subject: 	Re: [PD] Data structures: object placement order
Date: 	Mon, 18 May 2020 16:55:14 +0200
From: 	Christof Ressi <info at christofressi.com>
To: 	Pd-List <pd-list at lists.iem.at>

Hi Laure,

data structures are displayed according to their position in the list, 
meaning that objects with a higher index will be shown on top of objects 
with a lower index.

There is, however, a bug/inconsistency:

If you move (not only click) a scalar, it will always show on top of any 
other scalar. If you close and open the window, the original order is 


On 18.05.2020 15:55, Laure M. Hiendl wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a quick question about the object placement in data structures.
> What determines which object lies on top, and which goes in the
> background? Instantiation and creation order don't seem to affect the
> placement order (but maybe that's also a problem in my patch…)
> Thanks!
> xo
> Laure
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