Down a leafy lane or up queer street?

Tore Nilsen tore.nilsen at me.com
Sat Apr 28 13:42:03 EDT 2018


Try this:

local sFolderPath

on preOpenStack

put specialFolderPath("resources")&"/myCrap/rez/" into sFolderPath

end preOpenStack


specialFolderPath(“resources”) will point to the folder containing the stack when you are in the IDE, and to the resources folder of your compiled application


Tore Nilsen

> 28. apr. 2018 kl. 19:38 skrev Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 
> Here I go agin, replying to my own posting:
> 
> I have this script in the stack:
> 
> onpreOpenStack
> 
> setitemDelto"/"
> 
> setthedefaultFoldertoitem 1 to-2 of(theeffectivefileNameofthis stack)
> 
> endpreOpenStack
> 
> but it ain't working.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
> 
> On 28/4/2018 8:34 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> Probably both . . .
>> 
>> So, there I am opening an on-going project I have been "somewhat remiss" about of late
>> what with one thing and another.
>> 
>> Now this project has a ton of images made via the Object/New Control/Image menu
>> and for their image data in their property panels are referred to a folder called "rez"
>> that resides in the same folder as my stack.
>> 
>> Now when I set up the stack the source field in the property panels went something
>> like this:
>> 
>> /Users/richmondmathewson/Desktop/myCrap/rez/c7.png
>> 
>> and "everything worked perfectly" . . .
>> 
>> on reopening the stack the image data does not show up
>> and the source fields contain this sort of thing:
>> 
>> rez/c7.png
>> 
>> now this "just won't do" as the . . . well, never mind; probably that is too filthy a joke for the Use-List.
>> 
>> So . . . presumably, I need a sort of 'set the default file path' script in my openScript thang?
>> 
>> Richmond.
> 
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