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Thu Nov 18 09:01:37 CST 2010
Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
> If we create a standalone with a menu item of "New Form" and
> then implement it with a handler script in which we do: clone
> this card, will this create a new card in the Standalone, keeping
> in mind that this will be done in a sub-stack? Also, with a
> matching menu item: Delete Form with the same concern.
Good news: it's easy to do.
Bad news: ...but not as a substack.
A substack of the stackfile that's been made into an executable won't be
able to save changes because the OS prevents executables from modifying
So instead all you have to do is what every other app does: keep any
stacks that must be saved in a separate stack file.
Sarah Reichelt contributed this excellent tutorial on saving data in
standalones to the LiveCode Journal site, which many have found very
helpful for this:
LiveCode training and consulting: http://www.fourthworld.com
Webzine for LiveCode developers: http://www.LiveCodeJournal.com
LiveCode Journal blog: http://LiveCodejournal.com/blog.irv
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