exists(file on my computer) not doing very well
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 21:36:59 CEST 2014
On 1.09.2014 22:21, Richmond wrote:
> In a card of my upcoming "Grendel" for Anglo-Saxon, Gothic and other
> Germanic languages/writing-systems I have this script:
> on preOpenCard
> set the title of stack "grendel" to the short name of this card
> if exists(url("file:" & "GrendelBackUp.rtf")) then
> put "exists"
> set the RTFText of fld "store" to URL ("file:" &
> put "nope"
> end if
> end preOpenCard
> Now the file GrendelBackUp.rtf is present where I saved it earlier,
> from the stack,
> in the default folder.
> So would be glad if somebody could tell me why I keep getting "nope"
> in my Message Box.
For some 'funny' reason when I reopened the stack it chose a completely
different, and apparently
random directory as the default folder, so the opneCrad script looked in
the wrong place.
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