Stack Switching Question

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed Oct 5 10:47:04 EDT 2005

AbilityForms at wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Often times I have a button switch stacks in order to retrieve data that I 
> need to complete that button's task. In HyperCard I could lock the screen, lock 
> the messages, push the card, go to the data stack, retrieve the data, pop the 
> card and insert the found data. All without displaying the data stack. When I 
> do the same thing in Revolution it displays the data stack for a flash. Why 
> does that happen, and how do I stop that data stack from showing?

Better still, you don't need to "go" to a stack to retrieve data from 
it.  You can just get it:

   get fld "Whatever" of cd 200 of stack "MyData.rev"

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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