Local files in browser widget

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri Jul 12 14:43:24 EDT 2019

On 7/12/19 9:10 AM, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote:
> On Jul 11, 2019, at 9:34 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I think I asked this before but it isn't working now. I thought specialFolderPath("resources") was okay for read-only files. It fails on Android.
>> put specialFolderPath("resources") & "/tFolder/tFile.html" into tPath
>> set the url of widget "browser" to ("file://" & tPath)
>> I get an error that the file was not found. It's there, the folder was included in the Copy Files pane in standalone settings. When I insert an answer dialog to view the path, there's a string that ends with "...base.apk/tFolder/tFile.html" so I think that's right.
>> Do I need more or fewer slashes?
> J,
> I don’t think you need the slashes after file: at all. (“file:” & specialFolderPath(“resources”) & “/tFolder/tFile.hmtl”) should do it.
> Also check case on folder and file names. Case matters in mobile file systems in my experience.

Thanks Devin, but unfortunately it still doesn't work. Capitalization is 
correct (all lower case.) I also tried adding the internet library and 
tsNet, even though I don't use those, just to see if they were required. 
Still no go.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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