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Open file using relative path

Open file using relative path

Open file using relative path

Hi all. I would like my director movie to open a text file that is in a subfolder higher up the directory tree rather than lower down. Is there a way to do this using a relative path? I don't want to specify the absolute path to the linked files. e.g the movie may be in D:\files\OpenText.dir and I want to open a file at D:\TextFiles\note.txt. Any help will be appreciated.

RE: Open file using relative path


_player.open({stringDocPath,} stringAppPath)

When either stringDocPath or stringAppPath are in a different folder than the current movie, you must specify the full pathname to the file or files.

So you need to specify the full path. (absolute path) But you don't need to hard code the path, as you can let Lingo to work out the path to the file using "_movie.path".

Kenneth Kawamoto

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