Hypercard to Studio conversion

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Oct 4 17:14:59 CDT 2006


Hi Gordon,

instead of the filename use the effective filename:

   get the effective filename of this stack

and then continue the script as Jacque posted it.

Best,

Mark

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Op 4-okt-2006, om 22:57 heeft Gordon Shimizu het volgende geschreven:

> Hello Jacque,
> Start the clock!  Please keep track of your time and I will send  
> you billing
> information for your services.
>
> I tried this in various places (stack script, card script, and the  
> button).
> In the stack script location, it was in the openStack script.  It  
> doesn't
> make any sense to put it into the card or button script but I did  
> it anyway
> out of desperation (frustration!)
>
>>    get the filename of this stack -- path to your main directory  
>> stack
>>    set the itemDelimiter to slash -- all file paths use slashes
>>    put item 1 to -2 of it into theFolderPath -- negatives count  
>> from the
>> end of the string
>>    set the defaultfolder to it -- now the default folder location  
>> is set
>
> I have the converted HC stacks in one dedicated folder. I guess I'm  
> not
> putting it in the right place in my main directory stack to go the
> subdirectory stack and eventually to the specific topic stack.
>
> Gordon




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