Dialog Stack Design Questions
paulgabel at comcast.net
Wed Feb 20 10:59:22 CST 2008
Len and Robert:
Another solution is to designate one card in your stack as the dialog
card, title it "Information," and place a field, a Cancel button, and
an OK button on it. Then place the dialog information into the field
by script as shown below. This method is very flexible and conserving
on linkClicked -- linked text in this particular case
put 2 into theOK
put "--------------------" into field "Info" of card "Information"
go card "Information"
wait while theOK = 2 with messages
if theOK = 1 then go recent card -- occurs when the user clicks on
the OK button on card "Information"
In the OK button on card "Information" include the handler:
put 1 into theOK
On Feb 20, 2008, at 7:32 AM, Robert Brenstein wrote:
> On 20/02/08 at 07:58 -0600 Len Morgan apparently wrote:
>> I'm wondering what is the "recommended" way of handling a lot of
>> dialog boxes in applications. There are a couple of way of
>> handling this that I've thought of but I don't know what would be
>> considered "best:"
> There is no single best solution. All depends on a number of factors.
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