Re insert file type and creator

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Jul 28 23:30:39 EDT 2008

Sivakatirswami wrote:
> Aloha,
> semi urgent...
> Recent upgrade on the fab photo processing tool DXO got us in trouble 
> because it's outputting .tiff files with no resource fork and dropping 
> the creator and type on OSX 10.5.4
> The  pre-press team is asking me if i can write a widget to poke  TIFF 
> and 8BIM back into the type and creator slots of the resource fork...
> Anyone know if we can do this in revolution?

You've probably already done this with the AppleScript solution, but for 
future reference, you can set a Mac file type using the "filetype" 
property. So all you'd need to do is something like this:

set the filetype to "????TIFF"
put url ("binfile:myfile") into url ("binfile:myNewFile")

Just for the record, if you are trying to set a file type on stacks, you 
need to use the "stackfiletype" instead.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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