Down a leafy lane or up queer street?

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 14:01:03 EDT 2018


Yet, if I do this in the Message box:

put route66

I get the filepath as one would expect.

Richmond.

On 29/4/2018 8:56 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> So, I have corrected the specialFolderPath as per your instructions.
>
> But I am still going wrong as my source for the imgData of img "p1" is 
> still
> listed asroute66p1.png . . .
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 29/4/2018 8:01 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>> In the IDE, specialFolderPath("resources") points to the folder 
>> containing the working stack. In a standalone it points to the folder 
>> containing files you've included in the Copy Files pane of the 
>> standalone builder.
>>
>> Therefore, there will never be a folder 
>> specialFolderPath("resources") & "/Desktop/..." unless you have 
>> created a Desktop folder inside the one holding your stack. The 
>> correct path would be specialFolderPath("resources") & 
>> "/Obfuscated/May 2018/assets/img/"
>>
>> -- 
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>> On April 29, 2018 11:27:39 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode 
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I am being extremely stupid, and am getting so desperate I don't mind
>>> admitting it.
>>>
>>> I have a stack containing a series of images that are 'empty' images
>>> with their
>>> sources set to an external folder.
>>>
>>> Now in my stackScript I have this:
>>>
>>> |global route66 on preOpenStack put specialFolderPath("resources") &
>>> "/Desktop/Obfuscated/May 2018/assets/img/" into route66 go to card
>>> "TITLE" end preOpenStack|
>>>
>>> and in my cardScript I have this:
>>>
>>> |on preOpenCard set the lockScreen to true -------- set the filename of
>>> img "p1" to empty ------- set the filename of img "p1" to (route66 &
>>> "c1.png") set the blendlevel of img "p1" to 0 -------- wait 3 ticks set
>>> the lockScreen to false end preOpenCard so, WHY cannot I see the target
>>> image, merely a horrible grey square? Richmond. |
>>>
>>>
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