Terrible RunRev Bug? - Was Weirdness Passing Messages

David Burgun dburgun at dsl.pipex.com
Thu Mar 23 12:25:17 EST 2006


The following form, *seems* to work with the multi-stack setup I have:

set the text of the long name of me to "xxxxx"

Thanks a lot
All the Best

On 23 Mar 2006, at 17:13, Ken Ray wrote:

> On 3/23/06 7:55 AM, "David Burgun" <dburgun at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a problem that first I thought was something that I was doing
>> wrong but now I'm not sure and would like confirmation of how the
>> Context mechanism works in RunRev.
>> I have the following setup:
>> 1  StackMain:Card1:ObjectA:mouseUp   - Calls Function
>> StackUtil:PutMessage("MessageX")
>> 2  StackUtil:PutMessage                             - Calls Handler
>> StackMain:Card2:ObjectX:MessageX (via send)
> I think this is the problem in a nutshell, David. I've used a  
> number of
> other xTalks, and most of them won't allow you to send or trigger  
> messages
> in cards other than the one that's currently displayed. They  
> generally have
> you lock the screen, go to the card in question, execute the  
> handler, then
> return to the card you started from, then unlock the screen.
> The fact that Rev allows you to do this is quite honestly a  
> surprise to me.
> Personally, I'd recommend moving the function you want to call to  
> something
> more accessible, like a stack, library, or backscript.

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