Error Dialog Advice?

Phil Davis revdev at
Sat Aug 4 14:55:00 EDT 2007

Hi Scott,

 From the errorDialog page in the docs:

A list of possible execution errors is contained in the "cErrorsList" property 
of the first card of the stack "revErrorDisplay". You can view the list with the 
following statement:

   answer the cErrorsList of card 1 of stack "revErrorDisplay"

  Note:  The exact format of the errorContents may change from release to release.

What I've done in the past is copy the contents of the above customProperty into 
a field of my own and experiment with lookups of lines in it until I get the 
right info for the given error. I never can remember which of those numbers 
represents what.

Phil Davis

Scott Rossi wrote:
> Hello List:
> I was hoping to get some recommendations about dealing with error messages
> generated by password protected stacks. What's a good way to answer error
> info from a password protected stack that's intelligible by users?  I'm
> familiar with the errorDialog message, but how does one use it (or something
> similar) to pass along the location in the script where the error occurred?
> I see there is an object reference and a handler name, but which digits
> correspond to which error messages?
> Thanks & Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design

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