As I continue to construct ever more successful (thanks to help from this forum) scripts that use Unix shell commands to process video files, I am now here:
- A Unix (Mac Terminal) command (actually, the wonderful piece of software mediainfo) dumps its output to a temporary file called mediainfooutput.txt
- I'd like to import this file's content into Filemaker for processing
- I am using the Insert File script, and I am (predictably, perhaps) stumped by FM's path rules
- The following works:
- I'd like to make the script independent of the computer it's running on, and so I'd like to use the symbolic Unix path for home, i.e. ~/. The following, though, does not work:
Is it possible to specify a home folder in the Insert File script step?
If not, can I specify this path as a URL?
(for what it's worth, the database is served, but I am running the script on client machines, not server-side)