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

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Tue Jun 21 09:18:35 EDT 2016


Hi Jim,

not sure I understand the problem, but this should give you the TEXT/source of that file:
...
put url "file:/Users/jimhurley/Library/Mail Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm" into tSource
...

> Am 21.06.2016 um 15:11 schrieb Jim Hurley <jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net>:
> 
> 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
> 
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:06:41 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: "[-hh]" <hh at hh.on-rev.com>
>> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>> Subject: Re: Get url "file:///..."
>> Message-ID: <1466485601879-4706007.post at n4.nabble.com>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>> 
>> 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

Best

Klaus
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