Splash Screen Displays Empty

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Tue Jul 9 00:53:01 EDT 2002


Yep, it wasn't letting the screen refresh in the middle of a handler. The
send command is pretty cool. You can use it to effectively create threading
in applications. Much better than wait or on idle. In fact, you really
should never use on idle.

-Chipp

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Dan Shafer
> Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 10:15 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: RE: Splash Screen Displays Empty
>
>
> Thanks, Chipp. that worked. I guess I was running into a RR
> peculiarity with timing, eh?
> >Try:
> >  on openStack
> >     show this stack
> >     send "hideme" to this stack in 3 seconds
> >  end openStack
> >
> >on hideme
> >     hide this stack
> >     open stack "Lateral File"
> >     show stack "Lateral File"
> >     set the defaultStack to "Lateral File"
> >end hideme
> >
> >
> >>  -----Original Message-----
> >>  From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> >>  [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Dan Shafer
> >>  Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 1:55 PM
> >>  To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> >>  Subject: Splash Screen Displays Empty
> >>
> >>
> >>  OK, I have my first RR app almost done. I have one cosmetic problem.
> >>  Since I have to use a splasher so the substack that comprises the
> >>  main functionality of my stack can be a data repository, I've
> >>  designed a splasher with two text fields in it. It's pretty small.
> >>
> >>  When I open the stack, the splasher shows, but its text contents do
> >>  not. The splasher pauses for 3 seconds (per script) and then closes
> >>  itself and the substack appears.
> >>
> >>  Here's the openStack script in the splasher stack (mainstack):
> >>
> >>  on openStack
> >>     show this stack
> >>     wait 3 seconds
> >>     hide this stack
> >>     open stack "Lateral File"
> >>     show stack "Lateral File"
> >>     set the defaultStack to "Lateral File"
> >>  end openStack
> >>
> >>  I suspect I don't need the last line but it's left over from earlier
> >>  testing. I put the first line in because when the app is quit, the
> >>  splasher isn't visible and it seemed that when I opened the stack
> >>  under those conditions, the splasher would not appear visible.
> >>  --
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