Getting Finder results into LiveCode

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 17:33:55 CET 2016


On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 8:00 AM, Klaus major-k <klaus at major-k.de> wrote:

> Hi Peter,
>
> > Am 12.01.2016 um 16:50 schrieb Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at gmail.com>:
> >
> > mdls doesn't like spaces in the file path. What do I do to escape spaces
> here?
>
> Just QUOTE it:
>> put shell( "mdls" && QUOTE & tFilepath & QUOTE) into tFileInfo
>

using double quotes can cause variable substitution in the shell.  Instead,

put shell( "mdld '" & tFilepath "'") into tFileInfo


will dom it without risking any substitution.

And backticks (`) will cause anything inside them to be evaluated as a
command

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