directory walking sorted; file listing modification

Klaus Major klaus at
Wed Dec 3 16:16:53 EST 2003

Hi Bob,

just add this line ;-)

> Hi all
> I found this script to list files in a director and walk down the 
> folders. I also manage to list the output in a box. :-)
> How can this directory walker be modified to only list the files 
> comtaining raw01.pic, raw02.pic and raw03.pic?
> Then all I need to do is link the final box to the target directory. 
> But that is later.
> global gHierList
> on mouseUp
>   put empty into gHierList
>   put empty into field 1
>   answer folder "Pick a folder you want to walk:"
>   if it is empty then exit mouseUp
>   set lockCursor to true
>   set cursor to watch
>   directoryWalk it

filter gHierList with "*.pic"

>   sort gHierList
>   put gHierList into field 1
>   put number of lines of fld 1
>   set lockCursor to false
> end mouseUp
> on directoryWalk whatFolder
> ...
> cheersbob

Hope that helps...


Klaus Major
klaus at

A good one i saw on a baseball cap some time ago:

"Instant idiot.
Just add alcohol!"


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