put into - and get from URL fails in Windows-Standalone

Dave Cragg dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Tue Nov 25 17:05:21 CST 2003


At 11:47 pm +0100 25/11/03, R. Hillen wrote:
>Hello list,
>
>With Mac OSX, 10.2.8, RunRev 2.1.2, Virtual PC 6.1 with Windows 98, 
>SE I tried:
>
>
>If I write to a file or read from a file a la hypercard  with
>
>open file, write to file, close file
>or read from file with
>open file, read from file, close file,
>
>my OSX and Windows Stanalones work.
>
>
>If I use for write, read
>
>put "Hello" into URL("file://" & filename)
>or
>get URL("file://" & filename),
>
>it works in a OSX-standalone, but not in Windows-standalone.

Don't use "//" in file and binfile urls.

E.g.

get url ("file:" & filename)

Cheers
Dave


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