[Use-revolution] Re: Dead rev stack

andu undo at cloud9.net
Fri Nov 23 21:05:01 EST 2001

"Mark MacKenzie (Shaw)" wrote:
> Interesting that you should write about this at this moment.
> I have what I think is a similar problem which began last evening.  I am
> running development on a PC WinME.
> I would like to know the answers to your questions my self.
> When this kind of thing happens in iShell we can open the .k files in a word
> process and hunt down the codes involved and hopefully get a working program
> back which can then be built back.
> I guess we need a "Road Map" on what to look for when using a text editor to
> look at the .rev stacks.  Something to help us separate out sub-stacks into
> either editable projects for error trapping or in a "limb lopping off"
> operation to pare the error causing stacks from the main stack so that we
> can begin the recovery process.
> Maybe we can use the debug abilities of Rev to run defective stacks in a
> command line like atmosphere.  This may already exist and I just haven't got
> familiar with it.
> Regards Mark MacKenzie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Cuccio" <jcuccio at pacbell.net>
> To: <use-revolution at www.runrev.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 1:50 PM
> Subject: Dead rev stack
> > This week has been a rev night mare.
> >
> > I have a stack with a substack. When I open the substack I get the unknown
> > error messagge.I go to the stack prperties, window open fine. Now press
> the
> > script tab, the square window show , that has the acutal error, but then
> > goes away so I can not see what the error is. Then a messagge commes up,
> > witth the stop hand, An unknown error occured. It is possible that a
> > property cannot be set to a value you have enteredl. I press the OK
> button.
> > Same message again I press OK. Then the Stack Properties window is
> showing.
> > So I go to click the script tab again same thing. It just keep repeating
> and
> > I can not get any Thing to open.
> >
> > If I do not open the substack every things works fine. The Sub stack is
> > doing something, but I can not fix it.
> >
> >
> > Is there a way to get the scripts out of that stack so that I can load
> them
> > into a new stack. So I can figure out what is going on.

Here's how:
first make a new stack to copy the substack's script to and do the
following in the message box.
put the script of stack <the name of substack here> into temp
set the script of stack <the name of substack here> to empty
set the script of stack <the name of new stack here> to temp
save stack <the name of substack here>
save stack <the name of new stack here>

Also you can comment the stack script by script.

> >
> > This stack was writen in rev 1.0 Same problem in rev 1.1 and different Mac
> > OS
> >


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