Autosave from field?
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Mar 24 17:17:13 EDT 2013
Merry LibreOffice allows one to set it so that it autosaves a document
at a set time interval in case your computer goes wonky, or LibreOffice
And a jolly good idea that is too (even if they pinched it from Microsoft).
Now I would like to have the same sort of feature in my "next thang"; the
(well, round these parts that's what passes for an office) made,
needless to say, entirely in Livecode.
Obviously, central to my text entry component "Wobbly Word",
there will have to be a field, and any autosave feature will have to
save and/or export
and/or overwrite a rtf and/or html document at regular intervals.
Now what I don't understand is how to have a script working away 'in the
checking the time and autosaving every 2-3 minutes without it
user-initiated scripts in the foreground or the reverse.
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