copying objects

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at
Sun Mar 24 05:12:02 EST 2002

At 7:04 PM -0800 3/22/2002, Steve Messimer wrote:
>TopStack Question: Does the topStack designate the mainStack or the stack
>that is in the currently active window?

It's a bit complicated. In general, the topStack is the active window.
(This can be a main stack or a substack; it doesn't matter one way or the

But the cantModify of the stack, and its style, can modify this. If the
frontmost stack is a normal editable stack (a toplevel stack whose
cantModify is false), then it's the topStack. But if it's a palette, modal
or modeless dialog, or if its cantModify is false, then the topmost
topLevel modifiable stack is the topStack.

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at
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