Message watcher in LC 8

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Mon Jan 18 10:32:36 CET 2016


On 15/01/2016 14:42, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> The IDE insists on changing the name of the stack file when I do Save As
> (necessary to maintain compatibility with older versions of LC), and at some
> point I just gave up manually changing it to match the old URL.

Hi Richard,

I wouldn't dream of teaching my grandmother anything in relation to eggs, but 
FWIW: the 'backup+save' button on my standard toolbar extension looks for a 
stack property "uPrefStackFormat" which I can set to indicate the preferred 
format (2.4/2.7/5.5) and sets "the stackfileversion" appropriately before 
saving the stack.  That technique lets me move around between many versions of 
LC without (too often) running into the problem you mention.

best

Ben




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