Cloning stacks

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Wed Oct 16 10:42:01 EDT 2002


>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?

Hi Sarah,

Have you tried setting the template stack to invisible before cloning 
it, a la Richard Gaskin's Employee Database tutorial?  (Perhaps 
that's what you meant by hiding it?)

It works for me on OS9.
-- 

Rob Cozens
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