Dictionary alternatives

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 17:48:56 EST 2016


Ok. I'll poke around and see what I can find. Thanks.

On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 3:35 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:

> Looks like entry_data has a data type of blob so who knows what format it's
> in.  There were a bunch of new functions introduced in DP12 to access
> various levels of data in the dictionary so might be easier to use those.
>
> Pete
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> On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 2:19 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > So, can anyone guide me as far as decoding the actual entry data from the
> > api.sqlite file?  I'm close to having a basic dictionary browser done,
> but
> > am clueless as far as decoding column "entry_data" from table
> > "dictionary_data"
> > The sqlite file is located at..
> > C:\Program Files (x86)\RunRev\LiveCode Community 8.0 (dp
> > 12)\Documentation\html_viewer\resources\data\api\api.sqlite
> >
> > On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 2:16 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On 02/01/16 15:53, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> > >
> > >> While the Dictionary is being repaired for v8.0dp13, I was hoping to
> > >> install an alternative from the community, but alas I can't find one.
> > >>
> > >> I haven't maintained the one I'd made for MetaCard in years, and BVG
> > Docu
> > >> appears inaccessible (and I don't even know if it's been updated for
> v7
> > or
> > >> v8):
> > >> <http://bjoernke.com/?target=bvgdocu>
> > >>
> > >> Are there any other alternative Dictionary resources in the community,
> > >> other than the web-based mirror at <
> https://livecode.com/resources/api/
> > >?
> > >> (I'd prefer something that can be accessible even without an Internet
> > >> connection)
> > >>
> > >> TIA -
> > >>
> > >>
> > > Here's a "quick 'N' dirty" that works as long
> > > as you have an internet connexion.
> > >
> > > http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=26203
> > >
> > > Richmond.
> > >
> > >
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