Standalone Build Problem

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Jun 3 10:31:05 EDT 2015


Understood. That is why I have the compiler separate the substacks out as individual stacks. I just need to make all my stacks and substacks, substacks of the splash stack. 

Bob S


> On Jun 2, 2015, at 17:46 , J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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