Setting visibility on start up

Calvin Waterbury cjw at eml.cc
Sat Jan 15 18:13:48 CST 2011


Hi Mark,

I was referring to "standalone," but I got a bonus on this one! ;)

Thanks,
Calvin

> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> 	Mark Wieder <mailto:mwieder at ahsoftware.net>
> Saturday, January 15, 2011 6:10 PM
>
>
> Calvin-
>
> Saturday, January 15, 2011, 3:55:15 PM, you wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>
>> I need some guidance of the LC parlance when making objects
>> visible/invisible on start up.  I've tried some experiments, but nothing
>> works.
>
> Hmmm... startup of a standalone app or startup in the IDE? In the
> script of the first card of the stack (not in the stack script itself)
> you can do the following:
>
> on startup
>    -- the startup message is only sent to standalone apps
>    -- make some things invisible
>    -- set the visible of someObject to false
>    -- set the visible of group lotsOfObjects to false
> end startup
>
> on preOpenStack
>    -- this one works in the IDE
>    -- make some things invisible
> end preOpenStack
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> 	Calvin Waterbury <mailto:cjw at eml.cc>
> Saturday, January 15, 2011 5:55 PM
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I need some guidance of the LC parlance when making objects 
> visible/invisible on start up.  I've tried some experiments, but 
> nothing works.
>
> FYI - for anyone that is interested, I *really* learned a lot from Mark's
> presentation/chat (I couldn't get good video consistently on 
> David's).  A number of things congealed in my mind.  I'm still 
> scraping around on some of the syntax "particulars," but what I am 
> coding is working great for pseudocode until I figure out the real 
> syntax. :)
>
> Standing by...
> Calvin



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