Another question about multiple stack projects

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue Feb 16 11:45:07 EST 2021

Listing them in the stack files gives LC the ability to find them when you refer to them by name only (as opposed to the full path.) In the case of script only Libraries, you can start using them at any time before you make a call to them. For instance, I have a database setup card that configures the database connection when the card is opened. I start using my database library on openCard. 

Bob S

> On Feb 15, 2021, at 9:40 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Folks:
> I have a question about multiple stack projects. My project starts with a splash stack. In the standalone preferences of this stack, I list all stacks the project uses, including script only stacks I use as libraries. Should I do a “Start using” on all of these stacks at this point? But I could have just done a “start using” for the required stacks for each of the other component stacks when they were first accessed, and got the same result?
> I guess my question is: how does the build process make use of the list of stacks in the splash stack? Are they all built into the project in some way that doesn’t happen otherwise? I still seem to be required to “Start using” each of the library stacks anyway.
> Best,
> Bill
> William Prothero
> waprothero at

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