Multiple Stacks on Mobile

Scott Rossi scott at
Tue Jul 28 11:52:36 EDT 2015

What's the main issue you're trying to solve?  A custom window shape or
using transitions in front of a fixed background?

AFAIK, you can't use the windowShape property on mobile stacks.  But you
might achieve the effect of one stack in front of another by moving your
card-based content into groups, and showing/hiding groups on a single card
(with the card acting as the background stack).  You can apply the same
transitions used when navigating between cards to showing/hiding groups.

However, the above might not be necessary.  You also might be able to
change your background stack into a background object that appears behind
all cards in your foreground stack.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 7/28/15, 7:51 AM, "Ray" <ray at> wrote:

>As far as I know, it's not possible to display two stacks simultaneously
>on either Android or iOS.  Does anybody have any suggestions for a work
>around to this?
>In my case I have a stack with multiple cards which transition with
>visual effects as users go from card to card.  I'd like to keep this
>look while at the same time displaying in front of it another, fixed,
>video game style 'heads-up' stack on screen using the window mask
>Thanks in advance for any ideas!
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