LC 4.6.3 Gotcha?

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Sat Aug 27 23:54:42 EDT 2011


Tim,

When bouncing around between stacks in a single script, it is often a good
idea to:
Set the defaultStack to "Fred"

If you want to process commands or functions from that stack.

On Saturday, August 27, 2011, Timothy Miller <
gandalf at doctortimothymiller.com> wrote:
> It's me, the OP. Apparently, no one knows the answer to my question.
>
> So, I'll ask an easier one:
>
> Hypothetically, we have a stack which includes a button.
>
> the script of the button:
>
> On mouseup
>        do this
>        do that
>        go to stack "schedule"
>        answer the short name of this stack
>        fooHandler
> end mouseUp
>
> The answer command confirms that we have arrived at stack "schedule"
>
> on stack "schedule" there is a group, with a script:
>
> on fooHandler
>        answer "the foo has been handled"
> end fooHandler
>
> Is the syntax correct?
>
> Or, am I supposed to write:
>
> Send "fooHandler" to stack "schedule"
>
> or something of that nature?
>
> Depending on the answer, I might have a followup question.
>
>
> Tim
>
>
> On Aug 26, 2011, at 10:39 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
>
>> My previous message with this subject line was too complicated and hard
to understand, so I'm going to re-post it, simplified:
>>
>> A script that has worked for years has stopped working. I'm not getting
an error message. It just partly executes, then stops.
>>
>> The only reason I can think of is that I recently upgraded from LC 4.5.x
to LC 4.6.3 (for the Macintosh).
>>
>> The essence of the old script:
>>
>> go to stack "schedule"
>> billingnote2
>>
>> the "billingnote2" message is supposed to find its handler in the script
of a group on stack "schedule" I'm sure the necessary group is present on
the card.
>>
>> As a test, I put this handler in the group script of stack "schedule"
>>
>> on billingNote2
>>       answer "this handler is working"
>> end billingNote2
>>
>> I'm not getting an answer.
>>
>> I changed the script:
>> go to stack "schedule"
>> send "billingnote2" to stack "schedule"
>>
>> it started working.
>>
>> Why did this script stop working? Does it have something to do with the
upgrade to 4.6.3?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>> Tim
>
>
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