Writing to the resource fork

Joe F. joef1 at mac.com
Sun May 30 02:56:15 EDT 2010


Right, empties all.
Also interesting, I could only getResources from the files I created with Rev. 

I was pretty sure I had seen all those working in someone else's stack.
I thought maybe "open for binary read" might work, but no.

Could this be something that was once working and is now broken in 4.5-dp2?

On May 29, 2010, at 3:53 AM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Hi Joe,
> 
> As I explained in my original e-mail, your example creates the resources, but doesn't write the actual data.
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> On 29 mei 2010, at 04:58, Joe F. wrote:
> 
>> I don't know about all that. I just moved to snow leopard so I don't even know if I have a hex editor available.
>> If I open the file it looks empty; but I wouldn't know about resource fork reading on OS X, they all look like flat files to me.
>> 
>> Here's the script I used in a button that creates the file with 2 resources,then retrieves them to a field named "Notes":
>> 
>> on mouseUp
>> 
>>  -- Create file first
>>  put empty into URL "binfile:~/desktop/resource test.dat"
>>  get setResource("~/desktop/resource test.dat","TEXT",999,"Test","U","Hello World")
>>  get setResource("~/desktop/resource test.dat","MARK",999,"Test","U","Hello World2")
>>  put getResources("~/desktop/resource test.dat") into fld "Notes"
>> end mouseUp
>> 
>> Maybe they're not "real" resources; only some kind of special "rev" resources?
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