OSX Rev on classic stack?

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at inspiredlogic.com
Sat Jan 5 17:44:01 EST 2002

At 1:36 AM +0900 1/2/02, cowhead wrote:
>Happy new year all!  I finally got a mac with OSX, so I used the carbon
>version of Rev to open some stacks made with the classic version of
>Metacard.  Some of the stacks opened and performed quite well.  Others
>behaved bizarrely and one appears to have had all controls wiped clean.
>It became a stack of blank cards.  So is this not supported?  If you
>want to make a stack (not a stand alone) that will run in both
>environments do you have to make 2 kinds of stacks, both classic and
>OSX?  Or I suppose you could make exclusively 'classic' and not supply
>the OSX engine to that computer?  (If you click directly on a 'classic'
>stack (eg, made with the classic engine) under OSX, it automatically
>opens the OSX engine, rather than the classic.)
>I'm having trouble finding the documentation on this.  Any help would be

Are you simply double-clicking the stack? There are font and other appearance properties that are provided by the environment (and set automatically when you create a standalone) that would not be set if you run a stack without the development environment.



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