Converting a stack to a text file..

Monte Goulding monte at
Wed May 4 09:36:53 EDT 2016

Does it need to be a single text file? My lcVCS project creates a directory.

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> On 4 May 2016, at 10:29 PM, Paul Dupuis <paul at> wrote:
> Some time back on this email list there were discussions about tool(s)
> to write a stack (mainstack, substacks, controls, images, and all their
> standard and custom properties) out into a text file that could then be
> run through another tool to recreate the stack exactly. I think I recall
> that the purpose was to work with source code management systems which
> tend to want to work with text files.
> In theory it was a matter of looping through all stack, substacks,
> cards, and controls and writing out all their standard and custom
> properties and scripts and then reversing this to rebuild the stack(s)
> I find myself in need of a tool to export a stack and all its possible
> bits to a text file and then regenerate it. Did anyone ever build such
> tools? Willing to share them?
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