How to check what card a stack is currently viewing

Dan Shafer revdan at
Mon Nov 28 15:31:13 EST 2005

Those who have already answered have told you how to check for the  
current card in the stack in which the handler is executing. But I  
had a feeling you were trying to check the current card showing in a  
stack *other* than the current stack.

If that's the case, the secret is to temporarily make the other stack  
the current stack. There are several ways to do this. The simplest  
one I could come up with off the top of my head looks something like  

on mouseUp
   lock screen
   push this card
   go stack "otherStack"
   put the name of this card into foo
   unlock screen
   pop card
   answer foo
end mouseUp

The "unlock screen" isn't strictly speaking necessary but I always  
like to pair those commands in the same handler just to make my code  
more readable later.

On Nov 28, 2005, at 9:43 AM, Jason - Polydiam Industries Limited wrote:

> How do I currently check what card a stack is displaying?

Dan Shafer, Information Product Consultant and Author
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