exists(file on my computer) not doing very well

Richmond 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 
> warped
> 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:" & 
> "GrendelBackUp.rtf")
>    else
>       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.
> Richmond.

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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