Local Objects

Local objects and symbols provide persistent local storage for the Wolfram Language.

LocalObject a handle to an expression or other content in the local file system

LocalSymbol a symbol whose value is persistently stored in the local file system

Reading and Writing Local Objects

Get get an expression from the local file system

Put put an expression into the local file system, creating a new local object if necessary

Save  ▪  DumpSave  ▪  Export  ▪  Import

LocalCache cache cloud objects and URLs in local objects

Managing Content of Local Objects

$LocalBase base directory to use for local storage

$CacheBaseDirectory base directory for local caches

CopyFile copy content among files, local objects, and cloud objects

LocalObjects give a list of local objects

$DefaultLocalBase  ▪  $LocalSymbolBase  ▪  DeleteFile