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

Jim Hurley jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 21 09:11:07 EDT 2016


Thank you so much. Sooooo useful!

Understatement of the year: "Using above "text" instead of "source" may save you some work."

It saves a mountain of parsing.

Shouldn't this be a part of LiveCode?

Jim Hurley

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> Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:06:41 -0700 (PDT)
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> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: Get url "file:///..."
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> Assuming you are on a Mac: 
> The following should work from 10.4 to 10.12 with LC 5/6/7/8.
> 
> on mouseUp
>  put "/Users/jimhurley/Library/Mail%20Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm" into f
>  put "source" into sOrT --> one of "source", "text", "URL"
>  do iScript(f, sOrT) as applescript
>  put the result into fld 1
> end mouseUp
> 
> Using above "text" instead of "source" may save you some work.
> (The LC interpretation as htmltext does the same but somehow 'uncomplete').
> 
> function iScript f,x
>  put numToChar(34) into q
>  return "tell application " &  q&"Safari"&q  &cr& \
>        "	open POSIX file " &  q&URLdecode(f)&q  &cr& \
>        "	set rslt to " & x & " of document 1" &cr& \
>        "end tell"
> end iScript
> 
> 
> 
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