How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Feb 15 20:29:45 EST 2021

In Sample Stacks, search for LiveCode Error Lookup. I keep it my Plugins 
folder. You can paste the whole list of errors into it and it will tell you 
what they mean.

However, usually you only need the first line which is where a break would 
happen in the IDE. The other lines are, in reverse order, the messages that 
led up to the topmost error.

The first item in each line is the error code, the second is the script 
line number, and the third is the character offset in the line.

An advantage of this stack is that it reads the error descriptions from the 
currently running copy of LiveCode so it is always up to date. New errors 
are added as the language expands.

Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On February 15, 2021 5:26:44 PM William Prothero via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> Folks:
> I have a pretty complex app that I’ve been adding onto for awhile and now 
> I’m getting a seemingly informative error dialog when I try to build it. It 
> works fine in the IDE. The app consists of numerous stacks and libraries 
> launched with a splash stack. I get an error dialog but have no idea how to 
> interpret its info. It’s not clear to me how to interpret the error dialog 
> and what made it fail. It seems to fail at the login stack, which is called 
> when the user clicks the Start button.
> Was the failure point at the end of the error message? I haven’t actually 
> tried to build this app for a couple of years and its complexity has grown. 
> All of the stacks in the project have been entered into the “Stacks” 
> section of the standalone properties dialog. I’ve obviously done something 
> wrong and it would help a lot if I could interpret the error message (I hope).
> The following two links will display the first part of the error message 
> and the second (scrolled) part.
> <>
> <>
> Any wisdom on how to proceed would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Bill
> William Prothero
> waprothero at
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