start using and standalones??

Mark Smith mark at
Sat Mar 25 12:59:17 EST 2006

I believe 'start using' puts the script of it's object at the back of  
the message path, so is effectively global.
'Stop using' removes it again, so it should only be necessary to  
'start using' once, at start up.


On 25 Mar 2006, at 17:52, David Burgun wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been experimenting with "start using" in the IDE:
> If I have 2 stacks (mainStacks), Test1 and Test2.
> If I do: start using "LibStack" in Test1, I can then access  
> functions in "LibStack" from either Test1 or Test 2.
> If I do: stop using "LibStack| in Test1 or Test2 then I cannot  
> access functions in LibStack from either stack.
> Is this the same if I had a standalone app?
> I usually ship my RunRev apps as a number of discrete .rev files  
> and use a Dummy Splash Screen Stack which I build into a Standalone  
> and launch this to get the ball rolling.
> In this case would I need to perform the start using in all stacks  
> that use the library or just once?
> Thanks a lot
> All the Best
> Dave
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