Mac visible file bit?

Rick Harrison harrison at
Sat May 25 22:12:00 EDT 2002

on 5/25/2002 12:30 PM, Scott Rossi at scott at wrote:
> Just as a challenge, I looked into this a bit more and found this:
> At the top of the page you will find Caliban's XCMDs, a large collection of
> Hypercard externals.  Download this package, open the stack in ResEdit, open
> the XCMD resource and copy the 10th resource in the list named "SetVisible"
> into your MC/Rev stack.
> Then in your MC/Rev stack, use the following script to hide a file:
> answer file "Locate file:"
> put it into tPath
> delete char 1 of tPath
> replace "/" with ":" in tPath
> SetVisible tPath,false
> WARNING:  make sure you know exactly which file you're playing with because
> it will disappear.  You would do well to save the original filepath and then
> replace "false" in the above script with "true".
> This worked for me on OS9.2.2.
> Regards,
> Scott Rossi


Now this is exactly the solution I was looking for!  It works perfectly!!!!

Thanks a bunch!  I'm sure a lot of other Rev. developers will want to do
it this way now!

Thanks again!!!

Rick Harrison

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