CloudSymbol
This feature relies on access to Wolfram Cloud.

CloudSymbol["name"]
represents a symbol whose value is persistently stored in the cloud.

CloudSymbol[obj]
represents a persistent symbol corresponding to the cloud object obj.

DetailsDetails

  • Values can be assigned using CloudSymbol[name]=val or CloudSymbol[name]:=val.
  • CloudSymbol[name] evaluates to give the value assigned for CloudSymbol[name].
  • Values of cloud symbols are stored in cloud objects.
  • CloudSymbol["name"] by default references a cloud object with the specified name within the directory $CloudSymbolBase.
  • CloudSymbol["name",base] references a cloud object relative to the specified base.
  • Cloud symbols can be shared between users if appropriate permissions are set on the underlying cloud objects.
  • In CloudSymbol["name"], can be any string.
Introduced in 2014
(10.0)