livfoss at mac.com
Tue Aug 2 18:18:47 EDT 2011
Startup will do what you want. To test while in the IDE, do
send "startup" to stack "mymainstack"
from the message box.
On :Tue, 2 Aug 2011 13:57:14 -0700, Pete <pete at mollysrevenge.com wrote:
> Thanks Richard. If I understand the message path correctly, the
> preOpenStack handler in the mainstack will be executed for every substack of
> the main stack that is opened? I can easily check whether my initialisation
> code has already executed in the handler but was hoping for a way to have
> the code executed just once when the app started up.
> Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 1:29 PM, Richard Gaskin
> <ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:
>> Pete wrote:
>>> Thanks folks, didn't realise this message only applied to standalones. Is
>>> there then no equivalent for stacks running in the IDE, other than a
>>> preOpenCard/preOpenStack handler?
>> Startup is for when the engine starts up, preOpenStack is for when a stack
>> is opened. Having both messages is very useful. Using preOpenStack for
>> things you want to initialize in both the IDE and as a standalone will do
>> what you need.
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World
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