export a stack and recreate it it by script

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Wed Sep 15 08:55:18 EDT 2021

Hi Malte,

I have one (not used for many a year) that exports to XML including scripts, 
properties, contents etc. I used it to diff - never wrote an importer for it. 
But if you don't find what you need elsewhere, this might do half the job. Let 
me know if you want it.


On 15/09/2021 11:29, Malte Pfaff-Brill via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been lurking for a while and do not really write code anymore. However, 
> I am in a situation, where I need to maintain a very old project, that 
> consists of a large(ish) collection of stacks that is crashing frequently with 
> newer engine versions.My suspicion is that it is due to either a somewhere 
> corrupted stack and/or a wild mix of stackFileVersions. Has anyone of you 
> created a Script that exports a stack to a text / XML / Json / whatever file 
> and can recreate them with the latest stackFileVersion? That would save me 
> some trouble and feed my lazyness. :-)
> If you want to contact me off list, please use malte [at] derbrill.de
> All the best,
> Malte
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