Behavior question

Mark Wieder mwieder at
Thu Jul 23 03:28:41 CEST 2015

On 07/22/2015 12:39 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
> Well now it's one of the ones that is assigned at startup - it wasn't when
> I started this thread.  I'm pretty sure this all has to do with the
> engine's resolution of behavior references happening before all stacks are
> loaded.
> I have all my behaviors in a separate mainstack which is opened in a
> preOpenCard handler of the stack whose controls reference the behaviors.
> It appears even preOpenCard doesn't happen soon enough to allow the engine
> to resolve the behavior references.

Yeah, I'd bet money that's exactly what's happening.
Since the behaviors are in a stack that hasn't been loaded yet, the 
engine is *helpfully* nulling those out to keep you out of trouble. And 
all that happens before preOpenCard (and possibly preOpenStack) has a 
chance to come into play.

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at

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