can't display text from file

Libby Huber libbyhuber at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 02:34:55 EST 2006


Thank you. This helps...

On 10/30/06, Jim Ault <JimAultWins at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/30/06 10:25 PM, "Libby Huber" <libbyhuber at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I am trying to run a program created using Runtime Revolution 2.5 but I
> > cannot get my stack to display text from file in a designated field. I
> have
> > compared my scripts (open and read file commands) to other working
> stacks,
> > and I have also successfully opened my text file using another stack.
> But I
> > cannot get the stack I have created to display items from my file. The
> stack
> > and file are saved in a folder together, and I've checked the filepath
> > repeatedly.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
>
> --try one of the below techniques to discover the 'glich'
>
> if you are using the form I use almost all the time:
> put varA into url ("file:"&myRootfolder()&"savedData.txt")
>
> function myRootfolder
>   get the filename of this stack
>    set the itemDel to "/"
>    return (item 1 to -2 of it)
> end myRootfolder
>
> --or
>
> if not there is a folder fullPathEyeWant then answer "oops "& cr &
> fullPathEyeWant
>
> --or
> Try to write a string "some enchanted evening" to the path you have
> specified, then immediately read it back into a variable.
>
> --or
> answer file "the file I want"
> put it into fullPathEyeChose
> put fullPathEyeChose &cr& fullPathEyeWant into msg
> put cr & ( fullPathEyeChose is fullPathEyeWant) after msg
>
> --or
> make sure the file is not empty!!!!
>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
>
>
>
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