standalone image problem

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sun Nov 7 09:53:40 EST 2010

J. Landman Gay wrote:

 > On 11/6/10 12:29 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >> For many years the engine used the folder where the executable
 >> resides as the defaultFolder, which for Mac was inside the
 >> bundle - when did this change?
 > I can't find a reference to the change in any of the change docs I
 > looked at, but sure enough, it's changed somewhere along the way.
 > I'm sort of surprised I hadn't noticed till now, but I usually
 > don't depend on the (default) defaultfolder in my standalones.
 > Generally I set it myself if I need it.

Me too.  I figure any property subject to change at any time by any 
script needs to be saved, set to what I need explicitly, then restored 
when I'm done.

Thanks for the reality check, since I couldn't find mention of when it 
changed either but felt (almost) certain I wasn't imagining that it had 
previously been different.

Now that I think about it a bit more I wonder if that change was 
concurrent with the change to how image paths are found, maybe somewhere 
in the v3.0 time frame....

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