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Re: Saving and retreiving data to/from a common network driv

Post by john50 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:16 pm

I am trying to save/retrieve data for this little app to a common drive in a network but I am not having any success. I have attached the app as an attachment.

This is the name of the common drive in the network I want to save to: common (\\APPSRV01) (T:)

This is the code I am using: (No errors but does not build or retrieve from the T: drive.)

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   create folder (specialFolderPath ("Home") & "/common (\\appSRV01) (T:)" & "/Record_Data")  
  put specialFolderPath("Home") & "/common (\\appSRV01) (T:)/Record_Data/record.txt" into cLocation
Any help would be welcome

John 50
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Re: Welcome to the idea2app forum!

Post by LCNeil » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:11 am

Hi John,

This sound like a file path issue as

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(specialFolderPath ("Home") & "/common (\\appSRV01) (T:)" & "/Record_Data")  
resolves to

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 "C:/Users/<username>/common (\\appSRV01) (T:)/Record_Data"
An easy way to find the correct file path to a given folder is by placing the below script in a button

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on mouseUp
answer folder "show me the path"
answer it
end mouseUp
This should inform you to whether the file path is correct or not.

Kind Regards,

Neil Roger
RunRev Support Team ~ http://www.runrev.com

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