identifying macOS folders that are considered to be files?
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Fri May 24 21:06:11 EDT 2019
On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 7:35 PM kee nethery via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Is there any way for LiveCode to tell me that a macOS folder that gets
> listed with “the folders” is actually treated as a file? For example, .app
> is a file where View Package Contents is an option but the OS treats it as
> a single thing. Same with .numbers, .pages, and various other “files”. They
> can be opened up and the contents can be viewed.
> Is there any way to know which “folders” are actually treated by the OS as
If you don't get any pure LCS solutions you could use an extension. macOS
has an API for this:
I just tested it in my macOS test bed for extensions and it seems to work.
It is the NSWorkspaceIsFilePackageAtPath() handler in this file:
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