Multiple Stack Instances
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Oct 9 11:44:40 EDT 2012
Andrew Kluthe wrote:
> I have come across a scenario when I need to be able to have multiple
> copies of the same stack with different form data in the field. So
> that the user can have multiple instances of this form available to
> switch between. Typically, I just allow them to edit 1 record at a
> time and launch that form as a modal or a single palette that fills
> and saves the form as it is edited or another one is selected, but
> that isn't going to work here.
> This seems like rookie stuff, but I am not sure how to go about it.
> What kind of process do some of you use to handle this?
If I understand this correctly, this is similar to document-centric
apps, in which we'll want any number of documents windows to be open,
each having the same layout as the others.
For that sort of thing I use the clone command on a substack of my app
that I use as a sort of template:
clone stack "MyDocumentTMPL"
This will give me a stack named "Copy of MyDocumentTMPL", which I can
then rename to anything else, and even set its filename property if I
need to save it to disk.
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