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pageHeight of member
palette of member
percentPlayed of member
percentStreamed of member
picture of member
preLoad of member
preLoadMode of CastLib
preLoadTime of member
prepareMoviepausedAtStart of member
productName, the (undocumented in Director
6, as well as Director 5)
productVersion, the (undocumented in
Director 6, as well as Director 5)
puppet of sprite
purgePriority of member
pathname property returns the current directory. of the current DIR
or DXR file, not necessarily the same directory as the projector. This is
useful for determining where your presentation is running, or for generating
Note that "
the pathname" returns a path with a trailing
backslash (\) under Windows, or a trailing colon (:) on the Mac. Use the
"&" operator to concatenate
a file name and the path.
Refer to the TechNote, "File
and Path Specifications".
To point to a file in the current folder, use:
You can determine the drive letter by setting
the pathname & myFile
to a backslash (\) under Windows, or a colon (:) on the Mac, and then using
item...of function, such as:
set oldDelimiter = the itemDelimiter
set the itemDelimiter = ":"
set macDriveName = item 1 of the pathName
set the itemDelimiter = oldDelimiter
platform function does not return the platform on which the
projector is running, it returns the Projector type. It returns the
following values (Note that there is no space in the string following
- "Macintosh,68k" for Standard Mac Projectors running on Standard
Macs (or PowerMacs)
- "Macintosh,68k" for Fat Binary Projectors running on Standard
- "Macintosh,PowerPC" for Fat Binary or PowerMac-only Projectors
running on PowerMacs
- "Windows,16" for 16-bit Projectors or the 16-bit Director
authoring environment under Windows 3.1 or under Windows 95
- "Windows,32" for 32-bit projectors or the 32-bit Director
authoring environment under Windows 95 or NT.
the platform returns "Windows,16"
when running a 16-bit projector under Windows 95, not "Windows,32"
as you might expect. Refer to the TechNote,
"Determining the Playback Platform
at Run-Time" and use zWinVer
to determine the Windows OS version accurately. See also
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