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Release: File Tools, v20071207

Release Type: Beta
Version: 20071207
Release Notes

This is an update of the original Kineme Plugin's file-related patches. Patches include:

  • Document Info
  • File Type
  • String With File
  • String With URL
FileTools-20071207.zip26.34 KB

pwb2103's picture
So far everything is working

So far everything is working great, thanks!

cwright's picture

Sweet, thanks for testing :) glad it's working for you, too :)

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.