destroystack/destroywindow not working?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Mon Mar 21 08:21:39 EDT 2022

Hi all,

> Am 21.03.2022 um 12:46 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> I have a stack with its destroystack/destroywindow
> properties set to true.
> When I close it and open another stack which has a 
> substack with ther same name as a substack of the 
> previous stack, I get this really annoying dialog: 
> "A stack with that name is already in memory..."
> Shouldn't setting destroystack/destroywindow prevent this?
> Or am I misunderstanding the meaning of these props?
> Thanks for any insight!

looks like this is an IDE "feature"!?

I just noticed the menuitem -> Close and remove from memory
Go figure! :-D



Klaus Major
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