Hi Jack, 

Well, yes, it was something ‘like’ that.

here it is with the missing [t b p] and [text size -s text t] 

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On Apr 6, 2018, at 4:21 PM, Jack <j...@rybn.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> Le 06/04/2018 à 10:55, Fede a écrit :
>> Hi Jim, 
>> 
>> Like [soundfiler]’s “-resize” flag, this would be a very useful feature for 
>> array loading.
>> 
>> 
>> You can load a text file and then query its size, something like:
>> 
>> [read -c your_file, bang( 
>> |
>> [text] 
>> |\
>> [text size]
>> |
>> [array size your_array]
> 
> Hmm, not sure this patch will work fine.
> Did you try it ?
> 
> Jim, What do you want to store in the array. That doesn't seem entirely
> clear to me ? Do you need to store each character ? [array]s, in Pd,
> only store floats. So you will be able to store each character as its
> decimal ASCII representation (or maybe better to use Unicode here) in
> the array. For instance, "A" will be 65.
> ++
> 
> Jack
> 
> 
> 
>> 
>> Best,
>> 
>> fede
>> 
>> On Apr 6, 2018, at 10:38 AM, Jim Ruxton <jim.rux...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I am reading a text file into an array. I would have expected the array 
>>> size to grow to the same as the number of lines/elements in the text file 
>>> but it seems to default to a size of 100. Is there a way for the size of 
>>> the array to take on the size of the text file automatically? If not how do 
>>> I get the number of lines in the text file so I can resize the array 
>>> accordingly?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Jim
>>> 
>>> 
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