Q1: background objects Q2: if there is a

Troy Rollins troy at rpsystems.net
Wed Sep 1 22:32:24 EDT 2004

On Sep 1, 2004, at 10:01 PM, Ray Stace wrote:

> I’m converting from HyperCard and am familiar with the background 
> versus
> foreground nature of an object there, but how do I create a background
> (button) in Revolution? I can only seem to create card objects.

Generally you would put the button in a group, and set that groups 
background behavior property to "TRUE".
> Question the second...
> Similar problem. In HyperCard simply check “if there is a stack” & go 
> to it..
> Revolution only seem to recognise “if there is a stack” if it is open &
> visible or closed but still in memory. If a stack is closed and not in
> memory, how do you check for the existence of a stack in Revolution?

I don't know hypercard. I'll assume this is something you do with a 
file path? That should work in Rev too. You've tried something which 
should have worked and didn't?

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