Dynamic Data

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Wed Jul 31 09:15:01 EDT 2002

Hi Troy,

>I make a stack that puts text into fields on a card
>when a button is clicked, and then make a standalone version of that stack,
>the data in the field can be changed while the standalone is open, but the
>data is not saved when the standalone is closed. Do I have that right?


>And if I do want to create a standalone stack that can save data from use to
>use, that's when I need to create a 'template stack' like the Employee
>example. Is there something good to read on setting up this process, or can
>I gleen what I need to by tearing apart the Employee example?

In actuality all you need is a simple splash screen or title stack 
that opens your main stack (or presents an answer file dialog) in its 
openStack or preopenStack handler.  Employee Database.rev includes 
substack EmpDD as a template for building a new stack.  Unless you 
are allowing the user to create new stacks, Employee Database.rev is 

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company

"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

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