How do I extract text from TERMINAL and input into isadora?
I'm using traktor, which I can setup to broadcast a stream and its metadata (arist, title), which I want to display as text in isadora.
I have this app: http://www.disconova.com/utu/traktor-metadata/ which is a terminal app that sees this metadata and gives me something like this:
[04-02-2013 23:19:31] Received metadata from "127.0.0.1,50216"...
- ARTIST => "Alvin Risk"
- TITLE => "Pray feat. Jason Aalon Butler"
Is there a way I can extract this info and get it into izzy as text? ( Alvin Risk - Pray feat Jason Aalon Butler) I'm familiar with using quartz (a bit) and have core.
Can quartz monitor the metadata directly from traktor perhaps?
You can save a text file from terminal to your computer;For example: I run this code every time a computer starts up at work (it then syncs it via dropbox)last> ~/Dropbox/Public/reports/myrebootcycle.txt"LAST" is like a small system report but the " > " and the " ~ " make the report save to a location as .txt file.[some more info here: [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=989100](http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=989100)Maybe then you can import the text file (or refresh it) for each track?Hope this gets you started.
Oh and as for importing the text file....http://vjskulpture.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/isadora-data-array-actor/:-)
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looks like that program is just monitoring a port on your machine - the isadora ip actors may be able to read it directly
Doesn't the data array only read numbers?
I'm a sh*t coder, nick, but I've been messing with the TCP IN watcher... I've got it watching the same port that traktor is broadcasting on, but have no idea if I'm getting anything.
There's another program that automatically copies the track name to the clipboard... is there a way to monitor the clipboard and paste automatically?
I was sure the data array did text too?I need to check... very sorry if I am wrong.
Just searched the old forum;http://forum.troikatronix.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?post=1068;search_string=text;guest=21859754&t=search_engine#1068Might help?
Thanks, Skulpture! I've managed to write my first Applescript that takes the clipboard text (from an app that automatically copies the name of the artist-tracktitle into the clipboard) and gets it into isadora as text and I can trigger the script with osculator, hopefully.
I'll continue looking for a more efficient way. It would be nice if the clipboard could be monitored so the script would run on every change.