external stacks

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at runrev.com
Tue Apr 15 21:13:01 EDT 2003

At 3:41 PM -0700 4/15/03, erik hansen wrote:
>--- Mark Talluto <revlists at canelasoftware.com> wrote:
>> For example:  put fld "data" of stack \
>> "externalStack.rev" to thisVariable
>> You would instantly (for the most part) have
>> that data in your hands.
>no need to <go stack "externalStack.rev"> ?

No: you don't need to open a stack to access its properties. (Much the same
way you don't need to go to a card to access the card's information.) What
happens is that the stack is loaded into memory, but its window isn't

But note that you need to use a pathname (either relative or absolute).

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at runrev.com
Runtime Revolution Limited - Software at the Speed of Thought

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