message box not functioning

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Thu Aug 5 18:33:25 EDT 2004

On 8/5/04 4:18 PM, cteno4 wrote:
> ok, im finally starting to move over to the rev programming interface 
> from good olde mc programming interface. I have run into one small 
> problem with a metacard created stack in rev is that i cant get the 
> message box to function if any of my mc created stacks are set as the 
> defaultstack. if i create a new rev stack and lock that as the default 
> stack then i can send messages to my stacks via the message box if i 
> append the stack name to the message (ie show image test of stack 
> mcstack). but as soon as any of the mc created stack are the defaultstack 
> then messages just go off to never never land. 
> what am i doing wrong here? feeling a bit stupid here... thanks.

Do you have the MC message box stack embedded as a substack in your MC 
stacks? That creates a conflict which acts as you describe. The easiest 
way to deal with this situation is to open the stack in MC and delete 
the message box substack from there.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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