Need help for document management app

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Need help for document management app

Postby tal » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:56 pm

Hi everyone,

I was a user of livecode a long time ago, and now i am a little lost, so i need your help to come back.

I need to developp a "simple" application, it will search a file on the computer ( folders) containing a key word , show the files corresponding on a list, and then if we double click a the file on the list, it will open it.

Can you show me how to proceed, thanks,

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Re: Need help for document management app

Postby dunbarx » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:01 pm

Hi.

Maybe "the files" function can help? You must define the defaultFolder, as that is where that function looks, but it will return all the files in that folder, and then you can work with the names.

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Re: Need help for document management app

Postby tal » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:34 pm

exactly, now i am trying to do a repeat loop of the files of my folders in my network, if it is easy for someone to write an example quickly here, it would be helpful

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Re: Need help for document management app

Postby Klaus » Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:02 pm

Hi Tal,

check this one:
http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/livecode/tips/file007.htm
This has been written BEFORE Livecode provided the new -> files("of/folder/xyz")
function, so it may need some adjustments.


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