opening a text file
erikhans08 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 29 21:07:01 CDT 2003
--- Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
> If you were doing this on Windows or UNIX you'd
> need to change your filter
> to reflect the file type extension:
> answer file "Open Music:" with filter "*.txt"
> You're on a Mac. Macs determine file types by
> hidden Finder info rather
> than file name extensions:
> answer file "Open Music:" \
> with "Macintosh HD/Desktop/music" \
> of type "TEXT"
this did the trick. i did have to change my
itemdelimiter from ":" to "/" to obtain
the file name.
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