advise about "go invisible stack URL"

Nicolas Cueto niconiko at
Wed Jul 9 20:30:45 EDT 2008


In a standalone I want to include an
update feature that downloads a
stack. This means I am now learning
how to use the "go stack URL" command.

My basic goal is to download a stack,
do some changes to it, save it, and then
close it -- all without the user seeing that
downloaded stack throut any of those stages.

After experimenting, this is what kind of
worked for me:

  put "" into tURL
  go invisible stack URL tURL
  put "hello" into field "field" of stack "helloWorld"
  save stack "helloWorld"
  close stack "helloWorld"

I say "kind of" because the stack
got downloaded, modified, saved
and closed no problem, but, when
I later reopened that downloaded
stack in Rev it was not visible. To
see it, I had to set use the message
box to set the stack's visible property
to true.

There must be a way of doing all
this without the invisibly-reopening
problem, but I've yet to figure out
a way how.

Advise would be welcome.

Thank you.

Nicolas Cueto

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