Relative Paths in Property Inspector

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Oct 30 14:24:35 EDT 2017


The tilde is a MacOS convention. The period should be universal. ./ as opposed to ~/

Bob S


> On Oct 30, 2017, at 10:48 , Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> If you use Backup and Sync (the old "Drive"), your folder is ~/Google Drive/
> If you use Drive Stream and do not map the mount point to an alias in the
> documents folder, the mount point will be a volume.
> 
> Git was not amused when I switched on the one machine.
> 
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via
> use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> @Mike  I tried to duplicate your 3rd case.  Are you on Mac OS X?
>> 
>> if I create a stack, place and img in an adjacent image folder and move to
>> the server ("Chola") in the next room… set the img filename to
>> 
>> img/tiger.jpg
>> 
>> it works @brian  ./img/tiger.jpg also works… but really doesn't get us
>> anything… we have to manually enter either way
>> 
>> So from terminal if you do "cd /"  and you look under Volumes… the
>> DriveFileStream is not there?
>> 
>> in this  if I do
>> 
>> cd /Volumes
>> I will see
>> 
>> MyDrive HD
>> Chola
>> BR Back ups (USB for local Time machine backups)
>> 
>> But "Chola" is a "network store"… I guess I don’t understand the nature of
>> the connection/Mount context to Googles Drive File Stream… how that is
>> different?
>> 
>> At any rate you do seem to have a different, though obviously related
>> issue.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 10/30/17, 6:09 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Mike Kerner via
>> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>>    On "b", I have three machines that I use.  Two of them use Google's
>> Backup
>>    and Sync service, and the other uses Google's Drive File Stream.  So
>> in for
>>    two of the machines, the answer is "mostly yes" - the difference is the
>>    username, as the "Drive" folder is in the user folder.  For the the
>> third,
>>    the answer is "no", because in that case, the access is treated as a
>>    network store, i.e. its own drive.
>> 
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