Relative Paths in Property Inspector

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue Oct 31 16:54:36 EDT 2017

This is called a Watch Folder approach and any cloud based system that uses it (nextcloud does sort of, icloud does as well) will work the same way. Pretty slick. 

Bob S

> On Oct 31, 2017, at 11:43 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> On 10/31/17 11:57 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
>> no I'm referring to the usernames on the machine.  I'm using google drive
>> (backup and sync and file stream).  I use dropbox for app data storage and
>> transfer.
> Here is my setup: I created a folder in Dropbox named "Application Support". I put the LC folder in there as well as BBEdit's preferences and a few other things I want to share among machines.
> On Mac #1, the path in the LC prefs is:
> /Users/Username1/Dropbox/Application Support/My LiveCode
> Mac #2:
> /Users/username2/Dropbox/Application Support/My LiveCode
> And so forth. Dropbox keeps the folders in sync and because it's a local folder on each drive, LC has no problem accessing it.
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
> HyperActive Software           |

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