Cloning stacks

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Oct 15 22:02:01 EDT 2002


The only reason you get "copy of <stack>" is because you don't have a label
set for your stack. If you set the label of the stack, when you clone it,
the cloned copy immediately has the label of the stack it was cloned from.

So it sounds like your stack is *named* "Original", but the label is

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Sarah" <sarahr at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 9:35 PM
Subject: Cloning stacks

> I have an application with a stack that gets cloned to allow multiple
> instances of the same stack to be open, each showing different things
> as specified when they are opened. This works fine except that when I
> first clone the stack, it flashes up with it's label showing as "Copy
> of Original". Then I can rename it, but I always get that first ugly
> view.
> I've tried locking the screen, I've tried hiding the original before
> cloning it, I've tried re-labelling the original before cloning, but I
> can't stop it showing this "Copy of...". Does anyone have any other
> ideas?
> Thanks,
> Sarah
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