script help

Rob Cozens rcozens at
Fri Mar 17 14:44:25 EST 2006

Hi Ben,

> 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".

Are you sure?  If no runtime changes to the stack need be saved, simply 
set destroyStack to true and close the stack without saving it.  The 
next time it is opened the images will all show if the stack was last 
saved that way.

If it is compiled as a standalone, it _will_ retain the original state 
of the images when the standalone was built.

> 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.

How about (in the stack script):

on preOpenCard
   repeat with x = 1 to the number of images
	show image x
   end repeat
end preOpenCard


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."

from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)

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