Autosave from field?
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sun Mar 24 16:54:33 CDT 2013
*In your openStack script:*
put "10" into tSaveInterval -- assuming minutes
send saveMeCheeses to this stack in (tSaveInterval*60) secs
*In your stack script:*
-- gather all your text into a variable
put tMyText into URL (file:C:/someplace/really/safe/MyFile.txt")
send saveMeCheeses to me in saveMeCheeses -- this one will keep it
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 5:17 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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 interfering
> user-initiated scripts in the foreground or the reverse.
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