Stuck on native database functions

Rick Harrison harrison at
Tue Jul 6 21:09:57 EDT 2021

Hi Bob,

Some quick questions:

1. What version of LiveCode are you using?
2. Are you on Mac or Windows or Linux?
3. Are you using MySQL or PostgreSQL?

Have you ever tried using the free version of Valentina Studio
to help you with managing your databases?  It’s quite nice!

Let us know!


> On Jul 6, 2021, at 7:51 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> So I checked out the lessons. I do not find anything there for using substitutions like :1, :2. I am getting records inserted but with empty data. Really frustrating. 
> I could use literal data, which I tested, and which works, but my real data contains commas, and in the future may contain any number of special characters that I will have to escape. Not my idea of fun. 
> I was hoping to do a "quickie" implementation but it seems I will have to run this through sqlYoga like everything else I do these days. 
> Bob S

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