File lists

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Jul 16 09:49:47 CDT 2010


Medard wrote:

> I thinks it's better now:
>
> on mouseUp
>    answer folder "List files in folder:"
>    if it is empty then exit mouseup
>    replace slash with colon in it -- mandatory!
>    put "iMacIntel" before it
> -- the name of the Mac, besides the old G5 ;-)
>    put it into tfolder
>    put "tell Application" && quote & Finder & quote into tcommande
>    put cr & "files of folder" && quote & tfolder & quote & "as text"
> after tcommande
>    put cr & "end tell" after tcommande
>    do tcommande as applescript
>    get the result
> -- no error treatment for now;
> -- AS places the result... in "the result" variable!
>    replace tfolder & colon with cr in it -- some cleaning
>    delete line 1 of it
>    put it into field ffiles
> end mouseUp
>
>
> Quick and dirty ;-)

I think I missed something earlier in this thread - why not use 
RevTalk's "files" function?:


function FileList pFolder
    put the directory into tSaveDir
    set the directory to pFolder
    get the files
    set the directory to tSaveDir
    return it
end FileList


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