preOpenStack - Main stack script affects SubStack when it opens?

Glen Bojsza gbojsza at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 13:01:18 CST 2010


Lots of options so I chose the to move my preOpenStack from the stack script
to script of card 1 and it works perfectly.

thanks,

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 7:29 PM, Terry Judd <tsj at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

> This is normal behaviour. The ways around it are...
>
> 1. an empty preopenstack handler in the substack
> 2. stack specific code in the main stack preopenstack handler
>
> on preopenstack
>   if the short name of me = [mainstack name] then
>      do stuff
>   end if
> end preopenstack
>
> 3. move the preopenstack handler to the card script of the first card of
> the
> main stack
>
> Hopefully I've got that right.
>
> Terry...
>
>
> On 8/12/10 1:19 PM, "Glen Bojsza" <gbojsza at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Maybe it's me or should this not be happening. Livecode 4.5.1.
> >
> > I have a mainstack that has a preOpenStack that does some house
> keeping...
> >
> > I just added a substack that is opened from the mainstack by a user
> clicking
> > a button.
> >
> > **There is NO preOpenStack in the substack
> >
> > When the substack opens the preOpenStack of the mainstack tries to run
> which
> > generates an error since none of the objects on the mainstack are on the
> > substack.
> >
> > Should preOpenStack only work with the stack that contains it?
> >
> > If this is the proper way the system works then what is the work around?
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > Glen
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