janschenkel at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 22 13:22:00 EDT 2002
I can't really help you with question (3), but I do
have good news for you for questions (1) and (2).
You will only see those "Save" dialog boxes in the
In the final distribution, these don't show.
One suggestion I could give you for question (3) is to
keep RUnRev as GUI, and store the data in a different
way: a Valentina database, an XML-file,... and only
retrieve/save data as needed.
Unlike HyperCard, the use of stacks as databases isn't
MetaCard/RunRev's forte once the data goes over a
"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish
at the same time." (De Rochefoucald)
--- Filippo Galimberti <fgalimbe at FastWebnet.it> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have three questions regarding the built-in Save
> 1) I have some stacks that I use to display
> temporary information. They
> should not be saved on close. Is there any way to
> stop the showing of the
> built-in Save dialog when a user click the close box
> ? Displaying stacks
> with the "modeless" command, and including a "close"
> button, is not an
> option. I tried to intercept the "closeStack" and
> "closeStackRequest" but
> they seems to be sent after the Save dialog is
> 2) The Save dialog is shown even when no changes are
> made to the stack (
> make a new, empty, stack; I save it; and when I
> close it I get again the
> Save dialog, notwithstanding I made no changes).
> 3) The built-in Save procedure compact the stack
> after saving it. Although
> compacting is fast, I got stacks with tens of
> thousands of cards, and to
> compact them takes a lot of time (Revolution seems
> much slower that
> Hypercard with stacks with more than 5000 cards). Is
> there any way to
> change the built-in Save procedure ? Is it implement
> as a script ? I looked
> in the Revolution "components" folder with no
> Thank you in advance.
> Kind regards
> Filippo Galimberti
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