coll odd bang on read

    Sep 06 2010 | 9:12 am
    Hi, I have a coll named collData.txt in my patch (with "Save Data with Patcher" selected). If I write collData.txt in my patch folder, opening my patch the coll will bang out of the 3rd outlet despite the fact that there is no explicit read message... If I delete the collData.txt in the patch folder there is no bang. Does coll make a default lookup into the patch folder looking for "its" data? Any similar experience? If so, what about adding this odd "feature" to the help...? Thanks Fabio

    • Sep 06 2010 | 10:46 am
      coll doesn't need an explicit read message. It will open a file with the right name it's located in the search path. If you look in [p file_io] in the help file, you may find something interesting. You should also read the reference (the help files don't explain all features of an object).