finding the folder of a standalone

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at
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?
>on openStack
>  local lFolder
>  get matchText (the fileName of me , "^(.*)/[^/]+$" , lFolder )
>  set the defaultFolder to lFolder
>end openStack
>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
>it inside? 

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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