I'm using 'Fetch JSON Tree' triggered by 'Fire Periodically' to read preferences from a file that can change as the composition runs. This works fine when run within the Vuo Editor, but when compiled to a standalone App the values do not reflect the changing file state. I'm guessing they are cached at some point.

Is this a legit use case for these nodes? If so, any ideas on how to fix, i.e. flush the buffers? Thanks.

(A simple test composition has been added to show the problem.)

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This turns out to be because

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This turns out to be because the current folder for files is the composition's location when using the Vuo Editor, but the desktop (I think) when running as a standalone App. So my App was not finding my JSON file and using the most recent values. If I add the full path to my file name the App finds my JSON file and reads changing values as expected.