finding the folder of a standalone
gcanyon at inspiredlogic.com
Thu Jan 10 11:48:01 EST 2002
At 2:40 PM +0200 1/10/02, Nir Soffer wrote:
>Is this the only way to get the folder of the standalone application?
> local lFolder
> get matchText (the fileName of me , "^(.*)/[^/]+$" , lFolder )
> set the defaultFolder to lFolder
>Since you can not use relative path without setting the defaultFolder I
>would expect the defaultFolder to be set automaticaly.
>Is there any way to make this code part of every project without pasting
The defaultFolder is set automatically. It's just that it's set to the folder containing the app running the current stack. So when you build a standalone, it's the folder with the standalone. When you're developing, it's the folder with Revolution in it. I just put all my resources into the folder with Rev while I'm developing and with the standalone when I deliver. Others put in a script similar to the one you posted to make the localFolder default to where the stack is.
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