Store SQLite File as Custom Property?
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Fri Oct 28 00:20:40 EDT 2011
one could store the database file as a custom property
then when needed, could extract the file from the property, and save it as
an anonymous temporary file, using *the tempname*. Then delete that file
when the operation or application is done.
put the tempName into testDataPath
Use the *tempName* function to find an appropriate place to put a temporary
I've done this too, in a work-around concerning decoding encrypted audio
files in Rev.
On 27 October 2011 20:53, James Little <littlejamesw at mac.com> wrote:
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
> > With LiveCode you have a wide range of formats available. For large
> tabular data sets you can use SQLite, define your own format using simple
> text files, store arrays using arrayEncode, or even use custom properties
> stored in a stack file (a favorite of mine since it lets me use name-value
> pairs very conveniently.
> > Sarah Reichelt's helpful article on saving data from a standalone may be
> > <http://livecodejournal.com/tutorials/saving_data_in_revolution.html>
> Is it possible to store a SQLite file as a custom property in LC?
> My reason is to preserve the file as proprietary data. I guess that I
> would need to be able to access and to store data with SQL queries in
> private way.
> I would appreciate any advice or pointers to reference info.
> Jim L.
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