Snippet OS paths

Wingnut

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Examples on how to ask paths from the operating system.

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Strict
Import mojo2
Import os

Function Main:Int()
    New myGame
    Return 0
End Function

Class myGame Extends App
  
    Field canvas:Canvas
    Field folderpath:String
  
    Method OnCreate:Int()
        canvas = New Canvas()
        SetUpdateRate 0


        ' In macOS and Windows you can write "set" in the terminal and get
        ' a list of environment variables that you may access using GetEnv() and SetEnv().
      
        ' 
        ' Examples
        '
        ' The examples are tested only on macOS if not stated otherwise.
          
        ' folderpath = GetEnv("HOME")
        ' folderpath = GetEnv("PATH")
        ' folderpath = GetEnv("SHELL")
        ' folderpath = GetEnv("USER") ' get usename in macOS
         folderpath = GetEnv("USER") + "/Music" ' you can replace Music with Movies Pictures Documents Applications Downloads Desktop
        'folderpath = GetEnv("USERPROFILE") + "\Music" Windows-10/11-version of above
      
        Return 0
    End

    Method OnRender:Int()
        canvas.Clear
        canvas.DrawText folderpath,16,16
        canvas.Flush
        Return 0
    End

End
 
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