Saving Objects

Peter Haworth pete at
Thu Mar 12 13:52:25 EDT 2015

I think the following would work.

First highlight the group then:

put the clipboarddata["objects"] into URL "binfile:<path to your file>".

To get it back:

set the clipboarddata["Objects"] to URL "binfile:<path to your file>"
paste --will paste onto the top card.

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 9:58 AM Eric Corbett <eric at>

> Any way to save an object or a group of objects without having to save the
> stack?
> I would like to create a group, save the group, then be able to add that
> group to a stack.
> I am currently:
> 1. Creating a group on a blank stack;
> 2. Saving the stack binary;
> 3. Downloading the stack binary when needed;
> 4. Creating a stack file from the binary;
> 5. Loading the stack into memory;
> 6. Copying the group to another stack;
> 7 Deleting the stack from memory, from disk.
> I also thought about saving the properties of the group and all the
> objects to a text file, then creating all the objects on the fly and
> setting each one’s property from the text file.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Eric
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