Stack won't open in 6.0.1

Mike Bonner bonnmike at
Wed May 1 17:14:46 EDT 2013

Wondering if your dictionary is having issues.  Found this entry in mine.



*Type: *property

*Syntax: *

set the password of *stack *to {*passwordString *| empty}

Hopefully that will do the trick.

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Timothy Miller <
gandalf at> wrote:

> My stack won't open in 6.0.1. It's fine in 5.5.4.
> The stack is password protected, but not because of a substack like AE.
> It's just password protected.
> I thought of opening the stack in 5.5.4, to turn off the password
> protection. I kludged that by trial and error, by trying to look at a
> script, got prompted for the password, and entered it. That unlocked the
> stack, but when I close the stack and re-open it, it's protected again. I'm
> not sure if there's a script somewhere that restores password protection,
> or whether that's the way password protection works.
> I can't find the password-protected property in the stack inspector, can't
> remember the relevant keywords and can't find anything useful in the
> dictionary under "password."
> Please advise.
> Once I am able to turn off password protection, open the stack in 6.0.1,
> can I restore password protection? Will I have to change any critical
> scripts?
> Never too old to be a newbie. I tried to RTI. Honest.
> Thanks in advance.
> Timothy Miller
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