finding the name of the target's stack in a script
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Jul 24 10:52:45 CDT 2012
Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> I have a handler that needs to handle an event differently depending
> upon which substack the button calling it is on.
> I don't see a direct way of referencing the calling stack.
> There is the topStack() function, which would *seem* to necessarily
> return the relevant stack, but something makes me nervous about that.
> And then there is choosing word 8 of the long name of the object, but
> that seems downright reckless . . .
> Is tehre a "clean" way to do this?
Parsing the executionContexts may help, but if the button must be
manually clicked it may be simpler to use the mouseStack function.
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