script help

Ben Bock benbock at msn.com
Fri Mar 17 14:21:05 EST 2006


I have a stack that with 141 cards.  40 of the cards have images set on a timer : 

on openCard
wait 2 seconds
hide image "img1"
end openCard

I need to make an openStack script that will set the images to "show".  My usual lowbrow, untrained approach is to hard code it, which gets tedious:
on closeCard
show img "img1"
end closeCard

I want to make a stack script for this easy problem, so that all images are set to "visible = true" or "show".  I just can't get it right.

on preOpenStack 

put the number of cds into cardCount 

repeat with x = 1 to cardCount 

end repeat

put the number of images into imageCount

repeat with y = 1 to imageCount

end repeat 

put the ID of image y of cd x into imageNameList --(something is wrong here) 

repeat for each line Joe in imageNameList 

set the visible of image q to true

end repeat

end preOpenStack 



I think part of my problem is that I don't really understand the repeat syntax. 



1) is there any design flaw using the wait/hide format?

2) How can I re-write the preOpenStack script to do what I want?



 I'll eagerly read any pointers.



Thanks for any help,



Ben







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