Standalone Build Problem

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jun 2 20:46:43 EDT 2015


If you set all the stacks as substacks of the splash, they can't be modified either. The only way they can be modified is if they're separate stacks (or a mainstack with substacks) on disk. Basically everything in the standalone file is permanent. 

On June 2, 2015 6:47:38 PM CDT, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com> wrote:
>The problem is, then the mainStack cannot be modified, and it needs to
>be. I set properties in the mainStack. I have settings cards in the
>mainStack. And besides, I want to eventually have a cool splash screen
>with a custom shape. It’s called Forms Generator, and I envisioned a
>generator or maybe something like a grinder with large PDF, Word and
>Excel icons coming out of it. 
>
>Bob S
>
>
>> On Jun 2, 2015, at 16:15 , J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
>wrote:
>> 
>> On 6/2/2015 4:47 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>> I was thinking about how to proceed, and I realize that what I need
>>> to do is have both stacks open, then set the mainstack of each of
>>> what are now substacks of my app stack, to the splash stack, then
>set
>>> the mainstack of my primary app stack to the splash stack.
>> 
>> I'm not sure there's much point in using the splash method in this
>case since it's all just one file anyway and changes can't be saved --
>unless, maybe, you just want a splash image on startup and you don't
>want that card in the way later on. But if you don't care about a
>startup screen, I think I'd just compile the main stack into the
>standalone.
>> 
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