put URL "binfile:" behavior different between message box and handler?

Klaus Major klaus at major-k.de
Fri Sep 17 15:53:40 EDT 2004

Hi all,

> On 17 Sep 2004, at 20:01, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
>> Okay, it seems I'm at it again.
>> I have a handler in an image, which contains the following block of 
>> code:
>>   answer file "Select an image to insert:" as sheet
>>   put it into l
>>   if l is not empty and there is a file l then
>>     answer l
>>     set the lockLocation of me to true
>>     put URL "binfile:" & l into me #####HERE
>>     set the lockLocation of me to false
>>   end if
>> I select a PNG or JPEG image file when prompted, the "answer l" 
>> command (obviously for debugging purposes) displays the correct 
>> filename, and an all-white image is inserted where a nice, fancy, 
>> colorful one should be.  Using
>> put URL "binfile:/Users/username/Desktop/afile.png" into image 
>> "imageName"
> Try replacing the line marked HERE with this;
>     put URL ("binfile:" & l) into me

Yes, the latest engines seem to be more sensible to "missing quotes" ;-)

> Cheers
> Dave


Klaus Major
klaus at major-k.de

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