Cold Panic

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Wed Sep 27 19:13:09 EDT 2006


I'm curious. Try this change and see what happens.

On Sep 27, 2006, at 4:37 PM, Robert Sneidar wrote:

> Okay I went back and checked the permissions thing. I have read and  
> write to it and I copied the file to my desktop to make sure.  
> Permissions are not the issue. But I am getting empty when I read  
> from the file now, whereas before "it" never changed when I read  
> from a file. BTW I AM running code in a button that is part of a  
> group that is a background. Possible issue?? Here is the updated code:
> ON mouseUp
>     answer file "Select the program file to import:" of type "F+PR"
>     put it into mfilename
>     IF mfilename is empty THEN exit mouseup
>     put slyfilefrompath(mfilename) into mshortfile
>     IF char -4 of mshortfile is "." THEN
>         put char 1 to -5 of mshortfile into mmodule
>     END IF
>     IF there is a card (mmodule) THEN
>         go card (mmodule)
>     ELSE
>         new card
>         set the name of this card to tolower(mmodule)
>     END IF
>     -- Read from file method
>    -- open file mfile

       open file mfile for read

>     put the result into mres
>     -- mres is empty here indicating a successful open
>     read from file mfile at 1 until eof
>     -- it is empty here!!!!! AAAAAGGGGKKKKKKKK!
>     put it into field code
>     close file mfile
>     -- URL method
>     -- put "file:" & mfilename into mfile
>     -- put url mfile into field code
>     set the text of field "lblcode" to "Code: " & tolower 
> (slyfilefrompath(mfilename))
> END mouseUp

Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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