A problem with this prefers script...

charles61 cszasz at mac.com
Wed Jul 7 15:05:54 CDT 2010


Klaus,

Thank! I understand now that I left out the name of the file. But what is the suffix at the end of "your_prefs_file.prf"?

Charles Szasz
cszasz at mac.com




On Jul 7, 2010, at 1:42 PM, Klaus on-rev [via Runtime Revolution] wrote:

> Hi Charles, 
> 
> > 
> > I am trying to set up a preference file. I have two stacks - a splash stack 
> > and an app stack. The Prefs stack is a substack of the app stack and is not 
> > a separate stack I trying to use the url and binfile with specialfolder to 
> > set up my preference file in the appropriate place for windows 
> > (specialFolderPath(26) ) and mac (specialFolderPath("preferences")). 
> 
> These functions will only return a path to a FOLDER, 
> as the name "specialFOLDERpath" suggests! 
> You have to provide a filename, too! 
> 
> Like: 
> ... 
> specialFolderPath(26) & "/" & "your_prefs_file.prf" 
> ... 
> 
> > 
> > I am getting an error message for   
> > ... 
> 
> See above "binfile:..." requires a filename but you only supply a FOLDER. 
> 
> 
> Best 
> 
> Klaus 
> 
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