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Pd-extended 0.40.3

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This release is dedicated to Jamie Tittle, aka Tigital, who recently died of cancer. He was a long time and key contributor to Gem and Pd in general, even while he was in the hospital undergoing treatment. He is sorely missed in this community, and I am sure by many others.

For additional information about this project, please visit the project page.

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Release Notes

Tested with pd 0.40
State Final release
License GPL
Released 2008/07/29

This release is dedicated to Jamie Tittle, aka Tigital, who recently died of cancer. He was a long time and key contributor to Gem and Pd in general, even while he was in the hospital undergoing treatment. He is sorely missed in this community, and I am sure by many others.

Some highlights of this release:

  • more functional namespace tools ([declare] and [import])
  • new appearance designed to enhance readability
  • GLSL shader support in Gem
  • usability improvements
  • on Mac OS X, you can now build "standalone" applications
  • standard locations for user-installed externals
  • many bug fixes

KNOWN BUGS

  • check http://puredata.info/dev/bugtracker before reporting bugs
  • Escape, Enter, and Ctrl/Cmd-W don't close the Path and Startup preferences
  • pdp_opengl is alpha and will definitely crash Pd
  • loading pdp_opengl will crash Pd if X11 is not open before trying to load it
  • the GUI runs slower in some situations

Change log

  • next visual appearance designed for readability
  • default locations for user-installed externals, helpfiles, etc.

System Message: WARNING/2 (<string>, line 4)

Bullet list ends without a blank line; unexpected unindent.
  • GNU/Linux: /usr/local/lib/pd-externals and ~/pd-externals
  • Mac OS X: /Library/Pd and ~/Library/Pd
  • Windows: %ProgramFiles%/Common Files/Pd and %UserProfile%/Application Data/Pd
  • lots of standard key bindings added:

System Message: WARNING/2 (<string>, line 9)

Bullet list ends without a blank line; unexpected unindent.
  • Enter/Return for OK
  • Escape for Cancel
  • Ctrl/Cmd-W closes all windows
  • on Mac OS X, Cmd-` cycles thru open windows
  • on Mac OS X, Cmd-m minimizes windows
  • Ctrl/Cmd-R raises/lowers Pd window
  • Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-R shrinks/grows Pd window
  • Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-L clears Pd window's text console
  • Ctrl/Cmd-B opens the Help Browser
  • you can now use "~" in all paths to mean home folder, and on Windows you can use environment variables, lie %UserProfile% in paths
  • improved Cut/Copy/Paste support for working in object and message boxes
  • fixed Cut/Copy/Paste for the Pd window's console
  • [declare] and [import] now sorted out for loading (but much work needs to be done before there namespace support is complete)
  • "File -> Save As" defaults to the Home folder (~/) on Mac OSX
  • new patches default to the folder last saved in
  • included pgp_opengl aka 3dp on GNU/Linux and Mac OS X
  • 'hardware' and 'deprecated' removed from libraries loaded by default
  • On Debian/Ubuntu, the packages now install into /usr rather than /usr/local
  • On Mac OS X, you can now build "standalone" applications from the File menu.
  • bug fixes and clean up of [hid] and mapping externals
  • included config in Info.plist for the Spotlight Importer
by Hans-Christoph Steiner last modified 2010-11-24 05:39 AM

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