external stacks

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at runrev.com
Tue Apr 15 21:13:30 EDT 2003

At 1:12 PM -0700 4/15/03, Chris Sheffield wrote:
>First of all, is it necessary to use the "start using"
>command to use an external stack, or can it be
>referred to with a path.  For example could I use a
>command like:
>get the myProperty of stack

Yes, this will work. You use "start using" only if you want the stack
script to be part of the messsage path. You don't need it if you're just
doing things like referring to images.

Getting a property will load the stack into memory without opening a window
for it, and all its objects will be accessible to your scripts.

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

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