Where to Save Downloads -- Best Practice?

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at sosmartsoftware.com
Fri Oct 13 03:29:40 EDT 2006


Hi Sivakatirswami,

You might be interested by Ken Ray's specialFolderPath codes at  
http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/tips/file010.htm
All you need is there :-)

Le 13 oct. 06 à 03:24, Sivakatirswami a écrit :

> So, what should one do? I guess the options are to use "Application  
> Support"
> On the Mac and some such similar special directory on Windows.
> If I'm right, then what is it?
>
> What we need is the standard, "for-sure-to-work"
> location for saving the file to, such that it can be
> successfully written, immediately, by script control
>  without prompting  the user to pick a directory and name the file.
> i.e. the default "guaranteed for-sure-exists and is read -- write"  
> directories
> for each platform.


Best Regards from Paris,
Eric Chatonet
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