Get url "file:///..."

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Mon Jun 20 20:52:36 EDT 2016


Yeah, checking 'the result' sounds like a good idea.  

I don't have a problem with ///, though, on my macOS (as we say instead of OS X these days).  Maybe that part depends on the OS.  

I have a feeling that we might be missing the core of the problem.  


> On Jun 20, 2016, at 6:39 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Ah. A combination of both.  get url urldecode(" file:/Users/jimhurley/
> Library/Mail%20Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm")  Still need to get
> rid of the extra //.  If you check the result on fail it'll probably say
> "can't open file". You'll need to urldecode to set the folder too if you
> decide to go that way.
> 
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 6:23 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
> 
>> urlDecode() ?
>> 
>>> On Jun 20, 2016, at 5:54 PM, Jim Hurley <jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I got this web page address from the county election's office:
>>> 
>>> 
>> file:///Users/jimhurley/Library/Mail%20Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm
>>> 
>>> It opens when I paste  it into the address field in Safari.
>>> 
>>> But
>>> 
>>>  get url
>> "file:///Users/jimhurley/Library/Mail%20Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm"
>>> 
>>> in Live Code leaves "it" empty.
>>> 
>>> I need to get the source code (programmatically) so that I may parse
>> "it" for voter results.
>>> 
>>> Is there something I can do to the address that would make it acceptable
>> to LiveCode's: get url
>>> 
>>> Jim
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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