Multiple Stack Instances
andrew at ctech.me
Tue Oct 9 10:55:01 CDT 2012
Correct. It seems there are plenty of fine ways to do this, I just had
always managed to not have to do it. These techniques will help me a
great deal. Thank you.
On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Richard Gaskin
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