Getting a remote file in OS X

Gregory Lypny gregory.lypny at
Fri Sep 17 14:08:17 EDT 2004

Still not working for me I'm afraid.  FTP is turned on. I also have the 
firewall on.  Do I have to specify a port?  Is it because the file I 
want is rtf?  Do I have to invoke some sort of library in Rev?

on mouseUp
   get url 
   put it into fld "x"
end mouseUp


On Sep 15, 2004, at 4:09 PM, use-revolution-request at 

> Do you have ftp services enabled on the Macs?  You can do this from the
> "Sharing" pane in "System Preferences".
> Please excuse this simple question if you've already done this. :-)
> This worked for me:
> on mouseUp
>   put "whateverName" into userName
>   put "whateverPassword" into password
>   put "" into ipaddress
>   get URL ("ftp://" & userName & ":" & password & "@" & ipaddress &
> "/data.txt")
>   put it into fld "x"
> end mouseUp
> Hope this helps...James

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