Get only Pathname of a dragdropped Object

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Apr 23 11:32:55 EDT 2018


Of course, this would not be necessary if the folder names ended with a slash. Unfortunately, answer folder returns a path without a trailing slash, so you have to touch the file system for every item in the list. For a long list I imagine that is a lot of overhead. An alternative might be to assume all folders until you process the list, then process as folders inside a try catch statement and process as a file when an error or other condition is encountered. 

Bob S


> On Apr 22, 2018, at 03:58 , Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> -- Go through the list and determine whether each line
> -- of the data is a folder or if it is a file





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