Reveal in Find on Windows

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Feb 23 10:58:04 EST 2017


50 Million!!!  pffft

Well, let's not forget about the Amiga
<http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/AmigaOS_Manual:_AmigaDOS_Command_Examples>
then.  I know there are still at least 2, because I still have mine.  ;)

~Roger

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:52 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Mike Bonner wrote:
>
> Just remembered, you can bipass the shell call entirely..
>>
>> launch document sRootFolder -- native lc command.  Just need to do as I
>> mentioned and be sure its a folder you're dealing with. (otherwise it will
>> launch the apropos app to match the file type)
>>
>> It will probably work for both platforms. (my mac is down or I'd check
>> there)
>>
>
> As Richmond might ask, "both"?
>
> There are three major desktop OSes. :)
>
> For those who include the roughly 50 million Linux desktop users in their
> deployments, calling xdg-open with the shell function does the trick:
>
> on mouseUp
>    put specialFolderPath("desktop") into tFolder
>    get shell("xdg-open "&quote& tFolder &quote)
> end mouseUp
>
> --
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Systems
>  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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