Store SQLite File as Custom Property?

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Fri Oct 28 12:53:52 CDT 2011


Bob,

The only thing that can't be stored in a custom property is...


CHEESE!


(Now taking cover against the wrath of the list-mom.)

Devin


On Oct 28, 2011, at 11:48 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:

> Can't an sqLte database exist only in memory? If so, then it should be possible to. I have heard it said that *anything* can be stored in a custom property, even an entire stack! 
> 
> Bob
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> On Oct 27, 2011, at 5:53 PM, James Little wrote:
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>> Richard Gaskin wrote:
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>>> 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 helpful:
>>> <http://livecodejournal.com/tutorials/saving_data_in_revolution.html>
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>> Is it possible to store a SQLite file as a custom property in LC?  
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>> 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.  
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>> I would appreciate any advice or pointers to reference info. 
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>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Jim L.  
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Devin Asay
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Brigham Young University






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