Two Windows

Peter M. Brigham pmbrig at
Sun Mar 3 09:46:15 EST 2013

On Mar 2, 2013, at 7:19 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 3/2/13 5:59 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>> one can create a copy of Livecode and run each version (name it Livecode B
>> or something) in a different space, yet cut and paste between.   No name
>> space conflicts this way!
> I do that all the time, only my second copy is using the MetaCard IDE. I keep both open routinely. It works fine. Sometimes I also have LiveCode 5.0.2 running for legacy reasons. And if I'm trying out the latest pre-release, sometimes I have four copies of the engine running.
> It can get iffy if you get them confused.

Maybe you could put "on resume" and "on suspend" handlers in the frontscripts of each instance to change the title of the topstack -- eg, from "myStack" to "myStack LC 5.0.2"… ?

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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