Desperately seeking help. iconify. uniconify. close from task bar. answer. ms reportable error?

Pat Trendler ptrendler at bigpond.com
Sat Jul 31 08:17:26 CDT 2004


Thanks Martin,

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.

Thanks again.

Pat.



----- 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?


> Pat,
>
> 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
it
> 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
see
> if the problem goes away.
>
> HTH
>
> Martin Baxter
>
> >Trevor,
> >
> >The error is
> >
> >winxp the Microsoft .."has encountered an problem and need to close. We
are
> >sorry for the incovenience...etc. Please tell microsoft about this
problem
> >etc"
> >
> >win98 & 95 "This program has peformed an illegal operation and will be
shut
> >down"
> >
> >
> >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
> >taskbar.
> >
> >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
to
> >close the stack from the menu or the close box. They might think it is a
bit
> >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.
As
> >far as I can tell it doesn't happen in 2.5 (I don't know about 2.2)
> >
> >Pat
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >----- 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
task
> >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
user
> >> > 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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