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Path.FilePathToFileURL

Converts a file path to a local file URL.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Path 5.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Path.FilePathToFileURL"; Path )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
Path The absolute file path to convert to URL. "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.html"

Result

Returns URL or error.

Description

Converts a file path to a local file URL.

Examples

Converts a path to a file URL

/* shows: file://localhost/Users/cs/Desktop/test.html */
MBS( "Path.FilePathToFileURL"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.html" )

Converts a Windows path to file URL:

MBS( "Path.FilePathToFileURL"; "C:\Users\Christian\Desktop\test.html" )

Write a HTML file and an image file to load in web viewer:

Set Variable [ $folder ; Value: MBS( "Folders.UserTemporary" ) ]
Set Variable [ $path ; Value: MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; $folder; "test.jpg" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Container.WriteFile"; Images::Image; $path ) ]
#
Set Variable [ $html ; Value: "<html><body><p>Hello World</p><img src=test.jpg width=300></body></html>" ]
Set Variable [ $path ; Value: MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; $folder; "test.html" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Text.WriteTextFile"; $html; $path ) ]
#
Set Variable [ $URL ; Value: MBS( "Path.FilePathToFileURL"; $Path ) ]
Set Web Viewer [ Object Name: "web" ; URL: $URL ]

See also

Example Databases

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Created 30th January 2015, last changed 23th February 2020


Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath   -   Path.FileURLToFilePath

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