Convert from URL to File Path String?

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 31 20:03:16 EDT 2007


On 10/31/07 4:38 PM, "Dave" <dave at looktowindward.com> wrote:

> I have a URL of the form:
> 
> file://localhost/Users/Dave/Folder/Folder/filex.xxx
> 
> and I want to convert it to:
> 
> /Users/Dave/Folder/Folder/filex.xxx
> 
> Is there a function to do this, or do I just have to remove "file;//
> localhost" from the front of the string?

I would use one line to do this:
put " file://localhost/Users/Dave/Folder/Folder/filex.xxx" into urlLocal

put char offset("/Users/", urlLocal) to -1 of urlLocal into urlUsers


Jim Ault
Las Vegas





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