Over and above the ever-popular 'help foo'->pcontrol for
programmatically opening help file, there is also the 'load foo.mxb'
message to open a patcher in the search path.
I want to use this to open patchers in the patches/extras folder.
So far, no problem. However, the all-important onecopy object is
I'm trying to recall if there are any other techniques to make sure
that a patcher is only loaded once? I can't recall/find any.
I know we've been through this before, but I am reminded that Max'
penchant for instantiating the same document a zillion times is, for
this user, one of the most annoying UI idiosyncracies Max has to
offer. A simple way to subvert this custom would be most welcome.