use-revolution Digest, Vol 3, Issue 66
jhurley at infostations.com
Mon Dec 15 16:58:57 CST 2003
>Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:59:14 -0600
>From: "Ken Ray" <kray at sonsothunder.com>
>Subject: RE: Apple script problems
>To: "'How to use Revolution'" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
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>> I suspect that Run Rev would be able to do the processing faster than
>> AppleScript. What do you think?
>I agree, especially with a large amount of data (repeat for each is
>> Of course the fastest things is probably the old fashioned way. Save
>> the DB as a text file and import that into Run Rev. Trouble is, I
>> also have to reverse the process when I'm finished with it in RR.
>Do you have to keep it in FM Pro? Any possiblity of porting it to
>Valentina or some other DB that can be read/written to directly by Rev?
>Sons of Thunder Software
>Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
>Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Yes, I do need FileMaker. All the volunteers at the candidate's
headquarters use FMP to do the data entry etc.
I was just looking to AppleScript to save me some steps. I confess,
I am surprised that AppleScript doesn't just return a tab/return (or
comma/return) delimited text file instead of the rather strange curly
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