Opening a doc in a cd or fld

Andre.Bisseret Andre.Bisseret at
Thu Dec 31 13:21:03 EST 2009

Le 31 déc. 09 à 18:53, Hershel Fisch a écrit :

> Thanks, this opens it up In it own window, my question if I could  
> open in a
> rev stack?
> Hershel

I think it is not possible to open a document.doc, pdf etc in a stack,  
strickly speaking.

What is possible is to import the text of the document in a field of  
the stack

See "read from file" in the dictionnary.

This command allow something like the following :

-- assume one stack "theStack" has a field "theField" and a document  
"theDocument.doc" in the same folder

       put the filename of stack "theStack" into tVar
     set the itemdel to "/"
     put "theDocument.doc" into last item of tVar
        open file tVar for read
      read from file tVar at 1 until EOF -- this pick up the whole text
      put it into fld "theField"
    close file tVar


> On 12/31/09 3:45 AM, "Andre.Bisseret" <Andre.Bisseret at> wrote:
>> Bonjour,
>> Not sure I understand well what you want to do, but have a look at
>> "launch" and "launch document" in the dictionnary
>> one example there :
>> launch document "/myProjects/myRevolutionProject/help.pdf"
>> hope that help
>> Best regards from Grenoble
>> André
>> Le 30 déc. 09 à 18:28, Hershel Fisch a écrit :
>>> Hi, is there a way to open a document,doc, pages, pdf, xls and so on
>>> in a
>>> stack, card or fld?
>>> Thanks, Hershel
>>> _______________________________________________

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