Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TroiToFMP ( TroiPath, FileOrImage )

Converts TROI File Plug-in paths to FMP Paths

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Don Wieland   Don Wieland
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  Sample input:
TroiToFMP("Macintosh HD:TestFolder:TestFile.txt", "File")

TroiToFMP("C:\Documents and Settings\TestImage.jpg", "Image")
  Sample output:
filemac:/Macintosh HD/TestFolder/TestFile.txt

imagewin:/C:/Documents and Settings/TestImage.jpg

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Converts TROI File Plug-in paths to FMP Paths. If this path is a FILE or FOLDER, use "file" as the FileOrImage value. If this path is an IMAGE, use "image" as the FileOrImage value.

Takes into consideration MAC and WINDOWS platforms.



Gregg Holbert   Gregg Holbert, Fort Worth, Texas
Jan 17, 2017
/*Did not work for UNC filepaths on Windows for me. I added the last Substitute to fix it.*/

x = TroiPath;
p=Abs(Get(SystemPlatform)) = 1;
mr=If(a = "File"; "filemac:/"; "imagemac:/") & Substitute(x; ":"; "/");

wr=If(a = "File"; "filewin:/"; "imagewin:/") & Substitute(x; "\\"; "/")


If( p ; mr; (Substitute(wr; "filewin:///"; "filewin://") ) )

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