Confirmed, at least on my Mac. Reported (bug 8619). Means code in the IDE has
to be different from code in the standalone, which defeats the purpose of the
handy wheeze mentioned by Jacqu, you might think!
> On 16 Oct 2016, at 23:58, I wrote:
> Thanks for that very interesting observation Jacque. Since reading your mail
> I’ve been using this new arrangement, but I **think** I’ve just noticed that
> generates a path with a “/“ at the end in a standalone, but omits the “/“
> when in the IDE. Maybe I’m just a bit tired - it’s late here. If it’s true
> though, it must be a bug.
> Someone might like to test this, or I will tomorrow.
>> On 14 Oct 2016, at 07:22, J. Landman Gay <jac...@hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
>> On 10/13/16 6:17 PM, Curtis Ford wrote:
>>> I've just made a new module for this client with largely the same code;
>>> now LiveCode 8.1 saves the files in Contents > Resources > _MacOS > media.
>>> So the standalone doesn't find the sound files unless I move them
>>> manually after doing 'show contents' in the Finder.
>>> Is this a bug, or should I be setting the path differently now?
>> Apple now requires all resources to be in a separate folder. Nothing is
>> allowed in the engine folder except the executable. We now have a new
>> specialFolderPath("resources") to access that folder.
>> Instead of parsing a path from the engine folder, use:
>> specialFolderPath("resources") & "/media/" & gMediaPath
>> Everything in the Copy Files pane of the standalone settings now gets put
>> into specialFolderPath("resources").
>> In the IDE, the resources folder is the one that contains your mainstack.
>> This is handy because you can keep the same hierarchy in your working folder
>> and the specialFolderPath still works there.
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com
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