Mac/Win standalone startup difference

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 24 12:58:01 EDT 2002


--- Bob Arnold <rfarnold at bu.edu> wrote:
> Helo Rev Users,
> 
> I have a stand-alone which on startup checks for
> some necessary files, and
> if not found, alerts the user.
> 
> On the Mac (any OS) the stack window will open first
> and the alert (using
> ask/answer resources) works, but on the Windows
> build, the alert precedes
> the stack window opening, and seems to lack the
> revask/answer resources
> (which were included in the build) -- the ask window
> appears as a black
> rectangle with no text or buttons, although it does
> respond to pressing the
> enter key as it should). If this problem is not
> encountered, and the main
> stack window opens, all alerts work as expected, so
> this is related to the
> startup procedure.
> 
> Is there some way to force the windows version to
> finish loading its
> resources and opening the main stack window before
> an alert which is called
> in a startup handler?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Bob
> 

Hi Bob,

You could always try moving it from the 'startup'
message to the 'preopenstack' message and see if that
helps.

Jan Schenkel.

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