Standalone - Using stack as DB

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Jul 31 11:03:06 EDT 2008

Bert Shuler wrote:
> I have a main stack with 2 sub stacks.
> I use the sub stacks as a db, flipping through the cards and saving  
> them on changes.
> Now when making a standalone, the save does not save the sub-stack data.
> What is the best way to use substacks for data?

As Eric noted, applications cannot modify themselves at runtime, so 
you'll want to break out any savable data stacks into a separate stack file.

For more info on saving data in standalones, Sarah Reichelt has written 
a very helpful tutorial on this at


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