Community Dictionary (was Re: Delete element from array)
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Fri Jan 27 23:30:22 CET 2017
Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> On 1/27/17, 6:55 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> The current Dictionary content is in wonderfully well-separated array
>> files, making it easier than ever for third parties to use existing
>> internal APIs to deliver the content in any form we choose.
> I'm game to play with this… I need it
> where are these array files?
> Do we want to change the thread subject to "Dictionary Improvements"
I've chosen "Community Dictionary". Run with it or change it as you
like. Better still, perhaps create a forum thread so the conversation
is less ephemeral.
I used the wrong term with "files". The actual files on disk at SQLite.
The API (Dictionary) data is at:
Somewhere a couple months ago I posted the IDE handlers for obtaining
the array of data associated with a keyword.
I don't recall it offhand, but easily findable by exploring the Script
Editor's "Documentation" pane.
The array itself is quite nicely constructed, with the keyword, its
params, param types, definition, examples, see also, and more all
accessible within it.
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