AW: Suffering from a Brain Fart...

Paul Dupuis paul at
Thu Nov 24 03:34:58 CET 2016

Thank you all for the replies.
open inv <stack> as modal
show <stack>
repeat <some repeat expression>
  wait 0 with messages -- to allow any controls in the dialog to function
  -- do repeat loop stuff, updating dialog items as needed
end repeat
close <stack>
does get you a modal dialog while the script continues, where as
modal <stack>
put up the dialog and pauses the script until the dialog window is closed

On 11/22/2016 5:10 PM, Paul Dupuis wrote:
> Help,
> I was to open a modal dialog from a single handler and continue the
> handler, updating certain information in a dialog, in a repeat loop.
> The 'modal <stack>' command pauses the handler execution until the
> dialog is closed (presumably from a button in the dialog itself).
> Therefore I need to open the dialog with something other than the modal
> command?
> I have done this before, but for whatever reasons, I can not remember
> how to do it nor can I find any sample code in any of my stacks where I
> have done this.
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