Running Standalones from the windows desktop - solved

Stephen King st.king42 at
Thu Oct 2 00:57:01 EDT 2003

Thanks Alex,

Actually my real problem was why Rev was doing this (ie not picking up the
correct working directory). However, found it was  not Rev. My installer was
not setting the 'Start in' parameter of the shortcut, so the standalone was
only pickup up the exe from the app dir, then running on the desktop. Being
a single exe, there were no errors produced.
Lesson learned here.


On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at 03:15  PM, Stephen King wrote:

> Is there a way that Rev can pick up the real working directory rather
> than
> the desktop? (user has option to change the working directory on
> installation).

You can inspect and modify Rev's concept of the working directory with
the defaultFolder property.

Also beware that Windows 2000 and XP don't allow apps to write to
\Program Files\ except by administrator level users.

Alex Rice <alex at> | Mindlube Software |

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