Fun with answer and files()

Klaus major-k klaus at
Tue Jan 15 15:49:45 CET 2019

Hi Paul,

> Am 15.01.2019 um 15:15 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> On 1/15/2019 8:02 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>> put specialfolderpath("desktop") into tFolder
>> answer files(tFolder)
> I would say this is a parser bug and should probably be reported

thanks for the advice, done:

> the fact that 'answer files(..." gets parsed as the command 'answer files <prompt> ..." is poor syntax parsing.
> If you had a space between 'files' and the open paren, I can understand the issue, but any symbol connected immediately to a right paren should be evaluated as a function.



Klaus Major
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