[REBOL] Simple newbie questions
From: meta:dimensional at: 29-May-2001 20:24
I'm trying to piece together hints from the documentation on Core
with the "more to come" online docs for View. (I wish there was a
complete manual for View and Core together that made it all clear.)
Anyway, as an exercise to help learn this stuff while creating
something useful, I've started the following View script for
I have empty blocks for actions and am not sure what syntax will to
accomplish what I want.
I have fields but am not sure how to grab their values and do the
actual renaming of file names.
I can describe this in pseudo code but haven't internalized the
REBOL way yet. There are comments in the script below where I have
Any suggestions will be most appreciated.
REBOL [Title: "Rename Files"]
allfiles: read mypath sort allfiles
view layout [
backdrop effect [gradient 60.0.150 60.10.60]
text-list data allfiles  ;desired action is click to fill in the
selected file into the find field below.
label 53 "Path" mypath: field ;desired capability is to change the
path value in the mypath variable and cause the text-list to update
with the contents of the new path.
label "Find" 53 Findme: field
label "Replace" Replaceme: field
Button "Rename"  ;desired action is click to cause all instances
of the string in the Find field to be replaced with the string in
the Replace field, for for every file name in the mypath variable's