copying from password protected substacks

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Sat Apr 11 18:59:49 EDT 2015

Hi Richard,

You can't copy controls from password protected stacks, because that 
would allow you to paste controls on unprotected stacks and read the 

The solution is to create controls in an unprotected stack without 
scripts and set the parentScript of these controls to a button with a 
script on a password protected stack.

I do this in my software Strõm, which copies the new components for a 
flow diagram from an unprotected stack, but has all its scripts 
protected by passwords.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 4/12/2015 00:52, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> I absolutely need my source stacks encrypted.
> I have found that when I try to copy a group from a stack that I clone
> (turns out to be much faster to add objects to that group and delete the
> group than to delete individual items), I get a  "can't cut object.  Stack
> is password protected" error in the standalone (but not in the IDE).
> While the obvious answer in this case is to have another empty group to
> clone as part of the stack, this won't solve other cases where I function
> by copying groups from source stacks.
> This error also seems incorrect; I am not cutting . . .

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