setting the default folder to the folder where the stack is..

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Fri Dec 14 16:50:00 EST 2001


Recently, Sjoerd Op 't Land wrote:

> So, optimized we'd get:
> 
> function getFolderFromFilename tFilename
> set itemDel to "/"
> return item 1 to -2 of tFilename & "/"
> end function getFolderFromFilename
> 
> Note: I wrote "set the itemDelimiter" as "set itemDel", because they're
> equivalent, and it takes MC some piece of time for each char it has process.
> 
> So: "the shorter written, the faster compiled"
> 
> (I note for myself, that having used the starter kit for a long time, is a
> good training for short-writing.)

The above could be even shorter:

function getFolderFromFilename tFilename
  set itemDel to "/";return item 1 to -2 of tFilename & "/"
end getFolderFromFilename

Also note that the last line should not include the word "function"

Regards,

Scott

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