Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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LocalSymbol

LocalSymbol["name"]
represents a symbol whose value is persistently stored in the local file system.

LocalSymbol[obj]
represents a persistent symbol corresponding to the local object obj.

DetailsDetails

  • Values can be assigned using LocalSymbol[name]=val or LocalSymbol[name]:=val.
  • LocalSymbol[name] evaluates to give the value assigned for LocalSymbol[name].
  • Values of local symbols are stored in local objects.
  • LocalSymbol["name"] by default references a local object with the specified name within the directory $LocalSymbolBase.
  • LocalSymbol["name",base] references a local object relative to the specified base.
  • Local symbols can be shared between users if appropriate permissions are set on the underlying file system objects.
  • In LocalSymbol["name"], can be any string.
Introduced in 2015
(10.2)