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Release: File Tools, v20100409

Release Type: Beta
Version: 20100409
Release Notes

Changes since FileTools 0.5beta-20091216

  • Added option to Text File Writer for appending to files instead of overwriting.
  • Fixed issue with File Type which prevented unix paths (as opposed to URIs) from working.
  • Fixed some major memory leaks with Image Downloader (Blocking)
  • Fixed various other minor memory leaks.
FileTools-0.5beta-20100409.zip159.13 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.