Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

Paul McClernan paulmcclernan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 22:49:09 EDT 2020

You can easily use AppleScript mixed with LiveCode script to change focus
to another app

On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 5:18 PM Bill Vlahos via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I have a stack that needs to hide itself so a different window (other
> application) is now the frontmost window so my application can use
> AppleScript keystroke command to enter information into the other window.
> When I issue the command hide this stack my application window disappears
> but doesn’t lose focus. The target application that was behind my floating
> window doesn’t become the frontmost application.
> The documentation in 9.5.1 says that hide stack is not supported in 64bit.
> What is the alternative for MacOS X 64bit to temporarily hide my
> application?
> Thank you,
> Bill Vlahos
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