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Release: File Tools, v0.1

Release Type: Production
Version: 0.1
Release Notes

File Tools --- Kineme File Info, Kineme File Type, Kineme String With File, Kineme Structure From File, Kineme Structure To File, Kineme Text File Writer

This is the first public release of File Tools, a patch set for loading and saving data to files.

[ More info on this patch set ]

This version includes the Checkerboard Bug fix, numerous memory leak fixes, some performance improvements, some code reduction improvements, and some usability bug fixes for the structure input/output patches over the latest beta.

This plugin supersedes the File Type and Text File Writer Plugins; please remove those plugins when installing this one.

FileTools-0.1.zip43.88 KB

Installation Instructions

Place the plugin file in
/Users/[you]/Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Patches/
(Create the folder if it doesn't already exist.)

The FileTools plugin includes several patches for File Input and Output, as well as structure loading and saving.

  • File Info - provides information about a file, such as its size, type, and creation date.
  • File Type - Provides the UTI of a specified file.
  • String With File - Reads a file's contents into a String.
  • String With URL - Reads a URL's contents into a String.
  • Structure From File - Reads a QCStructure from a plist file.
  • Structure To File - Saves a structure to a plist.
  • Text File Writer - Saves a string to a file.
  • PDF Renderer - Display a PDF file.

Source code is available from GitHub.