stack 0 (?)

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at
Wed Mar 6 15:45:01 EST 2002

At 7:42 AM -0800 3/3/02, Greg Saylor wrote:
>#2. I have a stack with a substack... And the substack needs to get access to the controls on it's parent stack....   I can do this if I specify the name of the stack (for example: answer the short name of stack "my stack"), but I can't seem to do it by stack number...  (For example: answer the short name of stack 0)... Is there any way to unambiguously refer to the stack on which a substack belongs to?.. I even tried : answer the short name of word 5 of stack topStack but it failed on this, probably because of the quotes surrounding it I guess?...   The bottom line is, is there some way to do this?...

If I understand correctly, have you looked at the mainStack property? Unless you have stacks with the same name (something to avoid in the first place) this should do the trick.



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