Can Anyone Give Me A Clue

Rob Cozens rcozens at
Tue May 21 13:22:01 EDT 2002

Hi All,

I've just spent a very frustrating hour trying to determine what 
happened to changes I had made to my library's database substack AND 

I began the morning by adding tool tips to the buttons on my library 
stack and replacing gif images with new images of the same name & id 
in the database substack.  I'm happily working along, saving the 
stack every few minutes, and shutting down & restarting RunRev once 
in a while until...

I restart Revolution, open my library stack, and find the name of a 
button I CHANGED THE DAY BEFORE had reverted to pre change & ALL my 
changes for this morning were gone as well.

What is going on here??

* Is RunRev saving hidden backup copies of my stack?

* Can shutting down & immediately restarting RunRev cause problems if 
the development system maps to the same memory locations it was using 
when shut down?

* Is it better to create a substack as a mainstack and work on it as 
such until it's completely debugged.

* The icon numbers I assigned to certain buttons seem to be getting 
truncated.  Has RunRev any problem dealing with six-digit icon ids? 
(I was assigned ids 103000 thru 103100 by MetaCard.)

* What can I do to prevent this, physically save a copy of the stack 
on a different computer?

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company

"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)

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