[ANN] tinyDictionary

BNig bernd.niggemann at uni-wh.de
Wed Mar 22 20:41:12 EDT 2017

Skip Kimpel via use-livecode wrote
> On 03/22/2017 12:46 PM, BNig via use-livecode wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> tinyDictionary tries on preopenCard -> loadPreferences to find via
>>  put specialFolderPath("support") into tFolderSupport
>> an "application support" folder and there a "LcTinyDict" folder where it
>> tries to create a txt file "tinyPrefs.txt"
>> This is in the card script.
>> If it can not create the folder then the alert appears. I don't know
>> anything about Linux and where that folder might be. Or may be it is a
>> permission thing?
> Ah.
> The good folks at LC haven't found it neccesary to allow more than a 
> handful of folderIdentifiers for linux. And in spite of what the 
> documentation says, the result is *not* set to "folder not found" when a 
> non-supported or nonexistent folderIdentifier is specified - it's just 
> empty, which is somewhat less useful.
> I default saving preferences files to the directory where the saving 
> stack lives, and normally that's my user Plugins folder, and I use the 
> undocumented (http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16189) 
> revEnvironmentUserPluginsPath() function to get those.
> -- 
>   Mark Wieder

> ahsoftware@

Thanks Mark,
I will try to implement revEnvironmentUserPluginsPath() function for Linux
in the next version

Kind regards

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