Standalones and saving data

Ken Norris pixelbird at
Tue Apr 15 15:29:01 EDT 2003

> Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 21:22:10 +1000
> From: Neil Phillips <shrap at>
> Subject: Standalones and saving data
> Hi all,
> Can a mainstack be converted to a substack? I'm hoping to convert a
> mainstack that needs to store data into a substack of a standalone and
> store it in a different file. Alternatively, would it be better to simply
> keep it as a separate stack and link to it from the standalone.
> Any advice will be much appreciated.
Don't you mean the other way 'round? Substacks are part of the mainstack
file. Normally, you'd build a main stack that stores data in a substack. If
this is the case, the Distribution Builder has an option to convert
substacks into separate files for just that purpose. Check it out.

Ken N.

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