Working with files

LiveCode give us a variety of tools for manipulating both text and binary files.

http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/livecode/livecode.htm

Reading a file

get URL “http://www.activethought.net/someFile”
put it into myString
// or
put URL “ftp://ftp.activethought.net/someFile” into myString

Creating a file

put URL “http://www.activethought.net/” into myString
open file “myData.txt” for write — creates a file for LC to write to
write myString to file “myData.txt” — writes the variable to the text file w
close file “myData.txt” — closes/saves the text file

Renaming a file

rename file “myData.txt” to “myFile.txt”
The rename command can also be used to move files from one folder to another.

Deleting a file

delete file “myFile.txt”

Creating a folder

create folder “myFolder”

Rename a folder

rename folder “myFolder” to “renamedFolder”

Delete a folder

delete folder “renamedFolder”

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