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

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Tue Jun 21 16:38:11 CEST 2016


I agree.  There is something we are missing.  (Trying to access as some other user?)

> On Jun 21, 2016, at 7:18 AM, Klaus major-k <klaus at major-k.de> wrote:
> 
> 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:///..."
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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
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus
> --
> Klaus Major
> http://www.major-k.de
> klaus at major-k.de
> 
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