identifying macOS folders that are considered to be files?
kee.nethery at elloco.com
Sat May 25 02:45:14 EDT 2019
Thank you. Will test tomorrow. Will report back. Thanks again
> On May 24, 2019, at 6:53 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I’m pretty sure bundles always have a PkgInfo file in them too - so you should (alternatively to using LCB) use ‘there is a file ...’.
> Warmest Regards,
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On 24 May 2019, at 18:06, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 7:35 PM kee nethery via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Is there any way for LiveCode to tell me that a macOS folder that gets
>>> listed with “the folders” is actually treated as a file? For example, .app
>>> is a file where View Package Contents is an option but the OS treats it as
>>> a single thing. Same with .numbers, .pages, and various other “files”. They
>>> can be opened up and the contents can be viewed.
>>> Is there any way to know which “folders” are actually treated by the OS as
>> If you don't get any pure LCS solutions you could use an extension. macOS
>> has an API for this:
>> I just tested it in my macOS test bed for extensions and it seems to work.
>> It is the NSWorkspaceIsFilePackageAtPath() handler in this file:
>> Trevor DeVore
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