Some Stacks Won't Open in Finder in OS X?

Ken Ray kray at
Fri Aug 23 15:29:01 EDT 2002


I have encountered that as well, and when I checked the type code in
ResEdit, everything looked just fine. I think it might be a bug in 10.1.5;
I'm on 10.2 (a pre-release build), and I haven't encountered this problem

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Shafer" <dan at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2002 12:51 PM
Subject: Some Stacks Won't Open in Finder in OS X?

> I've just encountered something that seems strange to me.
> I downloaded the DB Samples a few days ago and was messing around
> with them this morning. I can double-click the stack in Finder and it
> opens and runs and things are fine. So I want to look at the
> underlying code and see what's going on. I open Rev, navigate to the
> folder where the stack is and it's dimmed out, not able to be opened
> from within Rev. Neither DB sample is accessible.
> So I figure well maybe they're read-only or something (though Finder
> Get Info doesn't indicate that). So I try to open revexample.rev in
> the Plugins folder. Same story. All of the stacks I've made work
> fine. All of the stacks in the components folder and sub-folders work
> fine.
> So what's the story here? What do I not understand?
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