Problems with revcopyfile
jonkotthoff at clarionstl.com
Thu Mar 30 16:19:11 EST 2006
I think I am providing the full source path in the target, what about
the source? And then why does this work correctly on Windows?
On Mar 30, 2006, at 3:02 PM, Jan Schenkel wrote:
> --- Jonathan Kotthoff <jonkotthoff at clarionstl.com>
>> This does not seem like it should be this hard...I
>> must be missing
>> something...i am running 2.7 making a simple stack
>> that will copy a
>> file to a target on Winows XP and Mac OS X.4...
>> here is the code:
>> on mouseUp
>> -- bring up a standard system "save as" file
>> ask file "Save file as:"
>> -- if the user cancels, exit without saving
>> if it is empty then exit mouseUp
>> -- put it into filePath
>> put it into filePath
>> -- Copy file
>> revCopyFile "/Content/rubyonrails.pdf",filePath
>> end mouseUp
>> no file is copied to the target folder however...
>> anybody have an example of a stack that copies or an
>> Thanks in advance...
> Hi Jonathan,
> As the 'revCopyFile' command effectively uses
> OS-specific means to copy the file (AppleScript on
> MacOS, shell commands on other platforms), you need to
> feed it a full path to the source and target file.
> Of course, if you're not on a Mac or don't need to
> copy any MacOS 9 - style 'resource fork', you can
> easily copy the file yourself using:
> put URL ("binfile:" & tSourcePath) into URL
> ("binfile" & tTargetPath)
> Hope this helped,
> Jan Schenkel.
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