Encrypt/decrypt

David Vaughan drvaughan55 at mac.com
Thu Feb 7 16:54:00 EST 2002


On Friday, February 8, 2002, at 02:41 , Kevin Miller wrote:

> On 5/2/02 10:39 am, David Vaughan <drvaughan55 at mac.com> wrote:
>
>> I thought I recalled seeing mention of encryption within Rev in a
>> previous thread but a content search of the messages I have saved found
>> nothing. How can you encrypt and decrypt data within Rev? Is there an
>> intrinsic function (which I have not yet found) or do I resort to
>> Applescript? This is no longer a stopper for what I am doing but I 
>> would
>> like to know the answer.
>
> You can encrypt stacks using the password feature in Distribution 
> Builder
> which will stop access to the scripts or access to any of the strings 
> in the
> stack using a text editor.  You can however view objects and 
> properties, but
> not scripts using the UI.  Thus some users have stored password 
> protected
> information in scripts.

Yes, it is enryption of certain data that I was after rather than stack 
protection.

> You could also write your own custom encryption /
> decryption routine.

I can probably create something sufficient for what I need. I just 
wondered if there were an existing function or library. Not to worry.

> Kind regards,
>
> Kevin
>
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