[SPAM?]: How to extract non-stack files from a standalone

Mark E. Powell runrev at aboutmyfiles.com
Tue Jul 24 10:29:00 EDT 2007

The custom property approach worked.  I was trying to figure a way of manually installing revzip.dll before calling the Rev Zip library and this worked perfectly (in the standalone's startup handler, as suggested earlier by Jacque).

My own ignorance of Rev once again revealed.  Thanks for your help.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ian Wood
>On 24 Jul 2007, at 00:47, Mark E. Powell wrote:
>> If I copy non-stack files into the application prior to building  
>> the standalone, how do I then extract the files from the  
>> standalone?  I figure it would something similar to how "export"  
>> works for images?
>How are you copying them in? If you put them in a custom prop you can  
>write the contents of the custom prop back into a file (put the  
>storedFile of this stack into URL "binfile:thefilename.xxx").
>If it's copied by adding the file in the standalone settings then  
>it's sitting next to the application after building. Note that in the  
>case of OS X it will be inside the application package.

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