Access Resource Files
sundown at pacifier.com
Fri Sep 20 06:24:50 EDT 2019
The MacOs folder is there and the file gets added
to it automatically. As for what version I am using
it is Revolution Enterprise 4.5.0. I needed to use
some things in the Enterprise version that are
only in a commercial version of LiveCode. When
I get some more money I will upgrade to LiveCode
commercial version but for now pretty much every
thing I want to do with this small program will work
with the version I am using.
If I ever get it working correctly I willl let you know.
Thanks for the help!
> On Sep 20, 2019, at 3:19 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi JB
>> Am 20.09.2019 um 12:10 schrieb JB via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> Now this is interesting!
>> I added the code snipped you just gave me and put
>> it above your other code.
>> When I clicked the button it worked like a charm as
>> far as copying the file to the desktop. That is great!
>> But for some reason the answer dialog appeared
>> like it should but it was empty. How did adding
>> this before the other code make a difference and
>> how can I make it work without it?
> made a test on my own with the same script and with "Copy files",
> the resulting file on my desktop has an icon and is an exact copy of
> the original file.
> answer specialfolderpath("resources")
> put specialfolderpath("desktop") & "/mypic.jpg" into tTargetFile
> put specialfolderpath("resources") & "/3d3.jpg" into tSourceFile
> if there is not a file tTargetfile then
> put url("binfile:" & tSourceFile) into url("binfile:" & tTargetFile)
> end if
> And MY answer dialog showed the correct path!?
> What version of LC are you using on what macOS version?
> specialfolderpath("resources") in a standalone gave me:
> (my desktop folder)/el_testo.app/Contents/Resources/_MacOS
> Maybe you need to create that _MacOS folder when copying your
> files manually into the standalone.
>> Thank you very much!
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
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