Help: Does anyone use legacy message box behavior?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Feb 7 01:16:30 EST 2017

On 2/6/17 9:28 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi Folks
> I’m in the midst of making the message box redirect work in all
> engines (
> <>) and it would seem
> that there’s a legacy message box behavior that could be removed from
> the engine. It’s not used by the IDE. The behavior is if no message
> box redirect is set then it looks for a stack named “Message Box”,
> sets the text of the first field then raises the stack. As this is
> only an IDE thing I strongly suspect we are ok to remove the code but
> while I’m waiting for the team to wake up in Scotland I thought I’d
> check here!
> It would be easy to work around even if you have been depending on it
> because it’s just setting the property and then handling msgChanged
> to put msg where ever you want.

Do whatever it takes, I've been waiting for this for years. I could 
really use it right now. Debugging standalones is an exercise in 

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