sarah.reichelt at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 19:10:54 CST 2009
> I'm trying to download a PDF file from one ftp site, but only obtain an
> error. Why? The file is about 1Mb aprox. Trying these URL directly in the
> browser the PDF is downloaded perfectly.
> I use this piece of code:
> on mouseUp
> libURLDownloadToFile \
> end mouseUp
> on status
> put the urlstatus of
> into field fStatus
> end status
> Nothing. What I doing wrong? I need download every day a PDF file from one
> ftp and upload to another, and save a copy of the PDF in the local hard
What error do you get?
One useful debugging tool is to create a scrolling field (called "Log"
in the example below) and use it to show the FTP log.
libURLSetLogField the long name of fld "Log" -- starts logging
libURLSetLogField "" -- stops logging
Here is a general FTP download script:
libURLDownloadToFile tURL, tSaveName, downloadDone
-- tURL = full FTP path
-- tSaveName is the full file path for the downloaded file to be saved to
-- downloadDone is the name of the handle to be called when the
download is finished
-- this callback handler is only used when the download has finished
on downloadDone pURL, pURLStatus
-- show completion message
put "Download complete: " & pURLStatus
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