problem deleting cards in v2.8.1?
Joe Lewis Wilkins
pepetoo at cox.net
Fri Jun 15 14:37:40 CDT 2007
Once again, out of curiosity, when an HC stack is converted, do the
backgrounds get converted to groups? So far, I have only thought in
terms of using groups to emulate backgrounds in new Rev stacks. TIA
for the info.
On Jun 15, 2007, at 12:29 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> I haven't yet pinned down a recipe, but here's the issue:
>> I have a stack with about two dozen cards, most of which share
>> about 8 groups.
>> When I use "delete card <cardName>" to delete a card, I get a hard
>> crash if I'm on that card.
>> If I go to another card and delete the one I'd tried earlier, it
>> works but I also lose one (and only one) of my shared groups from
>> all cards which had them.
>> But I found that if I first manually remove all shared groups,
>> deleting the card works like a champ.
>> FWIW this stack was originally (years ago) a port from HC, so the
>> hcAddressing is true.
>> Also, it's worth noting that I tried the delete with the
>> lockMessages set to true to rule out any interference with my
>> scripts; still a crash.
>> I can work on pinning down a recipe later, but right now I just
>> need to stay focused on getting this out the door now that I have
>> a workaround.
>> If any others here have had problems delete cards in v2.8.1 please
>> let me know so we can compare notes and post the recipe to BZ.
> I haven't seen this particular problem, but almost every crash I've
> ever had with an imported HC stack has happened because the
> original was not thoroughly compacted in HC first before being
> imported into Rev. I don't suppose that helps you much, since it's
> a little late to do that in this case. HC wrote a lot of junk to
> stacks that needs to be removed before an import can be
> successfully accomplished, and sometimes the problem doesn't show
> up until later when you try to do something that needs to read that
> particular portion of the binary.
> Not much help, I know.
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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