Desperately seeking help. iconify. uniconify. close from task bar. answer. ms reportable error?
ptrendler at bigpond.com
Sat Jul 31 08:17:26 CDT 2004
I'll try that, it just sounds like that might work now you mention it. It
definitely is the answer dialog that is causing the problem. Don't know why
I didn't think of it. Poor old brain overtaxed.
I'm pretty sure that will work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Baxter" <martin at materiaprima.fsnet.co.uk>
To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 11:25 PM
Subject: Re: Desperately seeking help. iconify. uniconify. close from task
bar. answer. ms reportable error?
> This looks a bit like the answer dialog itself is causing the problem. I
> have seen it behave like this and in fact have long since given up using
> as a result. (I've had similar problems with ask, but not so often.)
> I would try making a simple custom dialog to substitute for answer, and
> if the problem goes away.
> Martin Baxter
> >The error is
> >winxp the Microsoft .."has encountered an problem and need to close. We
> >sorry for the incovenience...etc. Please tell microsoft about this
> >win98 & 95 "This program has peformed an illegal operation and will be
> >The shutdownrequest, closestackrequest etc. all get received OK and the
> >handler runs until it reaches the answer box.
> >In any case this problem occurs even if you make an empty stack, with a
> >handler that just has the answer box, to deal with the close from the
> >I have tried setting the iconic to true, but of course the answer box is
> >still in the same handler.
> >I could probably just set the iconic to true which would force the user
> >close the stack from the menu or the close box. They might think it is a
> >strange when they close from the taskbar and then the stack opens up. But
> >there doesn't seem to be any other way out.
> >This is obviously some kind of weird bug that nobody has noticed before.
> >far as I can tell it doesn't happen in 2.5 (I don't know about 2.2)
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Trevor DeVore" <lists at mangomultimedia.com>
> >To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> >Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 6:00 PM
> >Subject: Re: Desperately seeking help. iconify. uniconify. close from
> >bar. answer. ms reportable error?
> >> On Jul 31, 2004, at 12:27 AM, Pat Trendler wrote:
> >> > Thanks Trevor,
> >> >
> >> > Yes you understand right. It is when the user right clicks on the
> >> > task bar
> >> > and chooses close. Otherwise, shutdownrequest etc. work OK if the
> >> > maximises first. It's only if the user does it from the taskbar.
> >> >
> >> > The same thing happens if I try to trap at the shutdownrequest if the
> >> > stack
> >> > is minimized. As soon as it hit the answer box I get the error.
> >> What is the error exactly? That the shutdownrequest message is not
> >> received? If that is the case might want to check the
> >> closeStackRequest message as well.
> >> If the shutdownRequest message is being received then you could try
> >> setting the iconic property of the stack to "true" before asking the
> >> user to save. That should maximize the stack again.
> >> --
> >> Trevor DeVore
> >> Blue Mango Multimedia
> >> trevor at mangomultimedia.com
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