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

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jun 21 19:07:14 CEST 2016


Once I have the source html, I let the engine extract the plain text for me:

set the htmltext of the templateField to tSource
put the text of the templateField into tText

Frequently that's all I need.


Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com



On June 21, 2016 11:03:21 AM Jim Hurley <jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Hi Klaus,
>
> Yes, that works well. Thank you.
> But it gives me the html source code.
> I can live with that, but lots of parsing to get the text
> You seem to suggest I can get the "text" or (?) or html "source"
> hh's script (below) does that but it is very unstable, crashing frequently
>
> Jim
>
>
> Klaus 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
>> ...
>
>
>
> put url "file:/Users/jimhurley/Library/Mail 
> Downloads/elec_web/precincts/241.htm" into msg box
> On Jun 21, 2016, at  3:00 AM, use-livecode-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:
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>> Subject: Re: Get url "file:///..."
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>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
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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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