The width and height of a stack

Paul Hibbert paul at livecode.org
Sat Jul 18 06:26:16 CEST 2015


Seems to be working fine here (including breakpoints) with LC 7.1.0 (dp1), LC 6.7.6, LC7.6.4 and LC 5.5.5 on OS X 10.10.4

Simple test stack is on DBx if it’s any use…

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3tu8fuja2oekfpp/Bob%20Script%20Test%205.livecode?dl=0

Paul

> On Jul 17, 2015, at 19:48, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com> wrote:
> 
> Same thing with 6.7.6. I guess I can try a version of 7… I don’t think anything is going to change. 
> 
> Bob S
> 
> 
>> On Jul 17, 2015, at 19:32 , Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com> wrote:
>> 
>> What is even weirder, is that if I set a breakpoint after the height or width statement in the openCard handler, whichever is first, the command completes and executes the first sizing statement but then the script crashes! If I put a breakpoint after the first sizing statement, it never reaches the breakpoint. 
>> 
>> I am going to try opening a copy of the stack in the latest 6.7 version and see what happens. 
>> 
>> Bob S
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 17, 2015, at 19:26 , Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi all. 
>>> 
>>> I have these two handlers in each of 3 cards of a stack:
>>> 
>>> on openCard
>>>  lock screen
>>> 
>>>  -- set the size of the stack
>>>  set the width of this stack to the lastWidth of me
>>>  set the height of this stack to the lastHeight of me
>>>  set the loc of this stack to the lastLoc of me
>>> end openCard
>>> 
>>> on closeCard
>>>  set the lastHeight of me to the height of this stack
>>>  set the lastWidth of me to the width of this stack
>>>  set the lastLoc of me to the loc of this stack
>>> end closeCard
>>> 
>>> I check the properties and each have been updated fine for each card this is called from. However, the openCard handler, while it compiles fine, exits as soon as I try to set the width of the stack in the openStack handler. 
>>> 
>>> If I swap the width and height statements in the openCard handler, the height gets set but the width does not, but *ONLY* on this one card!!!!! Apparently I seem to be in some condition where the width of a stack is read only but only with this one card! Whaaaaaa?????
>>> 
>>> OS X 10.10.3    LC 6.7.2
>>> 
>>> Bob S
>> 
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Regards,

Paul Hibbert
paul at livecode.org






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