storing a stack as a customprop

Ron runrevron at
Wed Dec 9 03:49:42 EST 2009

Hi Klaus,
Once again you come through - Thanks so much.
I had forgotten the password prop and had become too focused on the  
fact that the stack was not included in the original bundle. Works  
just like it is supposed to.


On Dec 9, 2009, at 5:17 PM, Klaus Major wrote:

> Hi Ron,
>> As a follow up to this -
>> I am storing my prefs  in a stack that starts as a custprop and is  
>> spit out  when the application starts. The resulting stack is  
>> referenced throughout the application and data saved to it. It is  
>> not outputted each time the app starts (unless the user deletes the  
>> file), but it is written to and saved each time a preference is  
>> changed. When a stack is included in the standalone build there is  
>> an option to encrypt the stack.
>> However, the file that results (is outputted?) from the method  
>> above is readable by any text editor. Is there a way to encrypt  
>> this stack created from a custprop?
> set a password for that stack before you save it to disk/import as CP.
>> Thanks for your help,
>> Ron
>> BTW another approach to the problem below is to two step it:
>> put "binfile:" & filepath into filepath
>> set the storedStack of stack "updateList" to URL filepath
> Best
> Klaus
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