How to copy a card you can't open

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Mon Apr 18 21:58:02 EDT 2011


we'd all like to know how you did it. The engine can't do that yet.

On 18 April 2011 18:25, william humphrey <bill at bluewatermaritime.com> wrote:

> I tried deleting the text in the field and that didn't stop the crashes. I
> had to delete the whole field. Even weirder, I went to a back-up that was
> nearly a year old and found the same problem. Deleting the field and then
> re-creating it fixed the error I have no back-up to look at to check but I
> remember that I had done something to the table field so that two of the
> columns which had numbers in them were right justified while the others
> were
> left justified. I don't remember how I did it.
>
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 6:00 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> >wrote:
>
> > On 4/18/11 4:48 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> >
> >> I was going to say, Suppress Messages and Suppress Errors before
> >> opening the stack/card, but it looks like you have things figured
> >> out. Jacque has said in the past that a corrupted stack is virtually
> >> unheard of in Livecode, so if you have a copy of the old one that was
> >> crashing, I would sure like to see it. Maybe I can sus out what is
> >> wrong.
> >>
> >
> > I've seen crashes like that with text fields before. The instance I saw
> > wasn't a corrupted stack, it was that text had been pasted into the field
> > from another app that used some nonstandard characters or something. I
> can't
> > remember exactly what, but it may have been nulls. Removing the text and
> > replacing it with non-binary text fixed it.
> >
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> >
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