Opening folders from Rev

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 23 12:38:01 CDT 2002


Mike,

Try putting the script into Apple's Script editor (sans all the Transcript
stuff) and see if it works from there:

-- Suppose your hard disk is named "Macintosh HD"

tell application "Finder"
  activate
  open folder "Macintosh HD"
end tell

If this doesn't work, let me know...

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Brown" <mike at cyber-ny.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev


> Hi Ken,
>
> Still no luck.  I tried it on Mac OS 9.2, OSX and Win 98... no luck on all
> fronts.  I also tried minimizing the script for each specific OS to avoid
> mistakes but still no luck.
>
> On Mac OS 9.2 the script does bring the Finder to the front but then
nothing
> else happens.  I created a test fld for the script and it is adding the
> appropriate path to the folder a sending the AppleScript message.
>
> - Mike
>
>
> > From: "Ken Ray" <kray at sonsothunder.com>
> > Organization: Sons of Thunder Software
> > Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> > Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 10:50:30 -0500
> > To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> > Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev
> >
> > Mike,
> >
> > I think you might need to add a colon to the path name in the "open
folder"
> > part of the applescript:
> >
> > "open folder " & quote & pPath & ":" & quote & cr
> >
> > Try that and let me know,
> >
> > Ken Ray
> > Sons of Thunder Software
> > Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> > Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike Brown" <mike at cyber-ny.com>
> > To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 8:44 AM
> > Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev
> >
> >
> >> Hi Ken,
> >>
> >> Thanks for the Script.. I can't get it to work though.  maybe I am
> >> implementing it incorrectly.  I am working on a Mac with OS X and 9.2
for
> >> Classic mode.  I have also tested on a Win 98 PC.  The script
accurately
> >> selects the folder path and assembles the Apple Script but nothing
happens
> >> after that.  Any other ideas?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Mike
> >>
> >>
> >>> To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev
> >>>
> >>> Mike,
> >>>
> >>> You can do it completely with Transcript... here's a way to do it on
> >>> Windows, Mac OS X and OS 9. The Windows version is a little sneaky as
it
> >>> takes advantage of aliases, but it works nonethelss. I'll be posting
> > this
> >>> tip on my site tomorrow
> >>> (http://www.sonsothunder.com/revolution/revolution.htm?file009) as my
> > FTP
> >>> server is temporarily down, but in the meantime, here's the code:
> >>>
> >>> on mouseUp
> >>> answer folder "Get a folder:"
> >>> if it <> "" then
> >>> OpenFolder it
> >>> end if
> >>> end mouseUp
> >>>
> >>> on OpenFolder pPath
> >>> switch (the platform)
> >>> case "Win32"
> >>> create alias "C:/Temp.lnk" to file pPath
> >>> set the hideConsoleWindows to true
> >>> get shell("C:\Temp.lnk")
> >>> delete file "C:/Temp.lnk"
> >>> break
> >>> case "MacOS"
> >>> if the systemVersion >= 10 then
> >>> get shell("open " & pPath)
> >>> else
> >>> put "tell application " & quote & "Finder" & quote & cr & \
> >>> "activate" & cr & \
> >>> "open folder " & quote & pPath & quote & cr & \
> >>> "end tell" into tScript
> >>> do tScript as AppleScript
> >>> end if
> >>> break
> >>> end switch
> >>> end OpenFolder
> >>>
> >>> Enjoy!
> >>>
> >>> Ken Ray
> >>> Sons of Thunder Software
> >>> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> >>> Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Mike Brown" <mike at cyber-ny.com>
> >>> To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 2:25 PM
> >>> Subject: Opening folders from Rev
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Anyone know a method for popping open a folder (directory) from Rev
in
> > Win
> >>>> and/or Mac OS?  I want to allow users of my app to open a folder and
> > grab
> >>>> files while still in the Rev app.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Mike
> >>>>
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