Hi John,

> Am 22.09.2016 um 12:46 schrieb John Allijn <john.allijn...@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I’m trying to copy a file from my dropbox’s public folder to my local
> temp-folder.
> I get the filename, create a destination path and put the remote file in
> the local folder. This seems to work (there is a file by that name in my
> temp folder), but when I go to this copied stack I get an “this file is not
> a stack”-error.
> What am I doing wrong?
> here’s my script:
> on mouseUp
> put “myStack v1.0.0.livecode” into myRemoteFileName
> put "https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/14355803/PVT/"&; myRemoteFileName
> into myRemoteStackName
> put "file:"&specialfolderpath("temporary")&slash into targetFile
> revCopyFile myRemoteStackName, targetFile
> put specialfolderpath("temporary")&slash& myRemoteFileName into
> stackInTempFolder
> go to stack stackInTempFolder
> put the result
> end mouseUp

"revCopyFile" needs the "naked" pathname as parameter!
Try this:
## put "file:"&specialfolderpath("temporary")&slash into targetFile
put specialfolderpath("temporary")&slash into targetFile
revCopyFile myRemoteStackName, targetFile



Klaus Major

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