LC-apps for HC

Ingar Roggen ingar.roggen at
Tue Jan 15 17:51:54 CET 2019

All of you again! I’m truly thankful and give it a try!

15. jan. 2019 kl. 17.00 skrev Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at<mailto:use-livecode at>>:

Yes, and I will reiterate that Hypercard was optimized to use cards as records in a database. Livecode is not. If your apps are of this nature, you will want to move the data in your cards to some other storage method, then have one card per "form" in your stack, loading the data as needed.

It isn't difficult. open file for a low level file, then repeat with i = 1 to the number of cards of stack <yourstackname> writing the pertinent data to a tab or comma delimited file, or a database if you have gotten that far with the database API.

Bob S

On Jan 15, 2019, at 06:46 , Ingar Roggen via use-livecode <use-livecode at<mailto:use-livecode at>> wrote:

Dear all of you, - Richard, Richmond and the rest of the users of this list -
as you may have seen I have tried to get an idea (an offer!) of what it may cost - what one would have to pay - for an app or some other solution to the problem of making "HC easily portable to LC and thereby accessible «to the rest of us" again?». Not having got any answer I give it one more try.
Regards - Ingar

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