Still can not get revBrowser to load in standalone

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Thu Aug 7 18:19:25 EDT 2008

Hi Tom,

Try making the same stack without custom shape. I had a case on  
Windows, where the custom shape prevented the browser object from  
being rendered.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 7 aug 2008, at 23:41, Thomas McGrath III wrote:

> Mark,
> I answered some that I checked right away and the others I will look  
> into tonight and tomorrow. Get back to ya....
> On Aug 7, 2008, at 3:55 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
>> Is all of the following true?
>> You
> YES - have removed old versions of the external
> YES - have double-checked that revBrowser.bundle is in the  
> application package
> Did a test button in a substack. No results at runtime. - are making  
> sure that any execution errors are properly displayed in a dialog   
> while running a standalone
> YES - are running OSX 10.5.4
> - have made sure that the externalPackages of stack  
> "revExternalLibrary" contains "revBrowser" while running as a  
> standalone
> - have checked that the externals property of stack  
> "revExternalLibrary" contains something like  "/Users/Tom/Desktop/ 
> Test/MacOSX/" and  
> on Windows it contains "C:/Documents and Settings/Tom/Desktop/Test/ 
> Windows/Externals/revbrowser.dll"
> - have made sure that the folder/file stated above actually exists  
> and the standalone checks this using syntax like "file... exists" or  
> "folder... exists" and the standalone shows an error message if the  
> file/folder doesn't exist
> YES - have made sure that the rect property of the browser object is  
> set to an area that is visible on the card
> - have double-checked this rect and your standalone displays it in a  
> field or dialog window after you have set the rect of the browser  
> object
> - have checked that the revBrowserGet function returns the correct  
> rectangle
> NO Stack is a custom window shape - aren't using any custom window  
> shapes
> - have created an otherwise empty stack, which displays a website in  
> a browser object correctly while running as a standalone on both OSX  
> and Windows
> - did not put your standalone at root level but it sits in a folder
> What made you think that copying revBrowser.bundle to the root level  
> of the DVD would help?
> Actually it was the opposite. In a previous Windows project from DVD  
> the externals would not load if they were at the root level so I had  
> to put them in a sub folder and change the path in only the windows  
> version to look deeper. So I tried putting the external in both  
> places during trials. But I can't get the Mac version to find the  
> MacrevBrowser which is 'inside'' the darned thing. So if I can fix  
> that then I can look at the windows version.
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Mark Schonewille

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