Saving Data in Standalones

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Mon Jun 7 20:41:36 EDT 2010

Hi Mark. 

By Loading Into Memory, do you mean the "Start Using" command?


On Jun 6, 2010, at 8:41 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> You *can* tell the standalone builder to make the substacks separate
> files in the build phase. This will get around the problem sometimes.
> You do have to remember to load the substack into memory in order to
> have access to it.
> And that's why I don't recommend that approach.
> A better approach would be to have the substacks separate files to
> begin with - in that case the way you use substacks during development
> is the same as the way you use them in your standalone. You don't have
> the situation of a stack/substack system working fine in the IDE and
> then failing in a standalone because you haven't loaded the substacks
> properly. I do think it's a good idea to try to avoid surprises when
> you deploy a standalone application, and having a stack in the IDE
> behave like a stack in a standalone is one way to stay out of trouble.
> -- 
> -Mark Wieder
> mwieder at

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