rename folder not working?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Dec 14 11:52:03 EST 2017


Okay it looks like the revMoveFolder suffers from the same problem that renameFolder does: It only works on the endpoint. CRAP! Why so difficult? I'll come up with a workaround I suppose, or else start saving filled forms in the database itself. 

Thanks all for your help. 

Bob S


> On Dec 14, 2017, at 08:28 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> For Mac sure. Then I need to deal with Windows. But it's my understanding that the rev commands for files use shell anyway, so the work has at least partly been done. But looking at the rev commands it appears there is a revMoveFolder! Lemme try that one. 
> 
> Bob S
> 
> 
> 
>> On Dec 14, 2017, at 08:22 , Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Can you use shell?  mv to move a folder or cp -R and do a recursive copy?
>> 
>> From reading the dictionary, it does seem that your first example should
>> work if the intention is to move the 201 folder from "Childrens Law Center"
>> to folder "bobtest" assuming bobtest already exists, and folder 201 doesn't
>> pre-exist in that folder. (No clue how "clobbers" are handled with rename
>> when its used to move stuff)
> 
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