Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Mar 30 19:12:20 CST 2005
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Don't know what the default behavior is, but I do know that in Rev, a
background is considered a type of group (a group with a special
property enabled), and you can have multiple groups (including multiple
backgrounds) in the same stack, as well as multiple backgrounds on the
same card. It should not be necessary to split them into separate
On Mar 30, 2005, at 7:28 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
> It's taken me forever to get my HC stacks ready to run in Rev,
> because, among other reasons, I made heavy use of the popup button
> external provided by Nine to Five software, with their ancient Reports
> product. This was before popup buttons were native to hyperCard. The 9
> to 5 popups don't work quite the same way as native HC popups. And of
> course, while re-writing the scripts one always has good ideas about
> how to improve them -- and the hours, days and weeks go by.
> I'm almost done. This has been time-consuming, so Rev is still
> mysterious. Haven't had time for homework.
> When I'm done with all this stuff, do I need to convert my backgrounds
> to sub-stacks?
> If I open my stacks in Rev (they will open -- I've tried it -- I've
> paid for Dreamcard on three platforms), does Rev automatically
> re-define my backgrounds as substacks? If so, does Rev do that
> I know there are conversion help sites and stuff. I thought I'd skip
> the middleman and go straight to the source, at least on this key
> point. Don't worry, I will do some of my own homework... or retain
> Jacque, or a bit of both.
> Thanks in advance,
> Tim Miller
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
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