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by TWHKNUT
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Databases
Topic: what is "specialFolderPath"
Replies: 2
Views: 2754

Re: what is "specialFolderPath"

False alarm ---- found it
by TWHKNUT
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Databases
Topic: what is "specialFolderPath"
Replies: 2
Views: 2754

what is "specialFolderPath"

The how-to-guide 30516 "how to create and use an sqlite database" has the instruction === put specialFolderPath("documents") & into tDatabasePath. I think the end objective is to give a path to the database to be used. What I don't understand is what this instruction would do that.
by TWHKNUT
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Databases
Topic: LC and Libreoffice Base
Replies: 9
Views: 2542

Re: LC and Libreoffice Base

raymond62, based on your screen shot it look like you tried to connect to a HSQLDB (Libreoffice Base ie .odb) database .... any success ?? Also, AxWald mentioned a "driver", would that be a OS (Linux Driver ??), if so, wouldn't it already be there since LO Base uses it.
by TWHKNUT
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Databases
Topic: LC and Libreoffice Base
Replies: 9
Views: 2542

Re: LC and Libreoffice Base

richmond62: you are absolutely correct, my question should have been can LC connect to a HSQLDB embedded data base. So, does anyone know if it can ? The "Firebird Embedded" is not listed as a option in my Linux version of Linux Mint
by TWHKNUT
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Databases
Topic: LC and Libreoffice Base
Replies: 9
Views: 2542

LC and Libreoffice Base

Has anyone tried to connect a LiveCode card(s) to a Libreoffice / OpenOffice database If yes, examples would be fantastic
by TWHKNUT
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Installing LiveCode in Linux Mint -- Cinnamon
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Re: Installing LiveCode in Linux Mint -- Cinnamon

Sparkout ---- That DID IT ---- thanks a lot
by TWHKNUT
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Installing LiveCode in Linux Mint -- Cinnamon
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Installing LiveCode in Linux Mint -- Cinnamon

I REALLY want to try LiveCode ( I was a Hypercard programmer several decades ago ), and the first problem raised it's head. Being a 32 bit machine I had to download a ".x86" (successfully downloaded)' the problem is how to RUN it. When "open" a dialog pops up stating ".x86 "has no known programs ass...

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