Standalone not quitting completely

Jim Ault jimaultwins at
Sat Aug 22 14:22:30 EDT 2009

Along the same lines of running a standalone, I use 3.5 running on a  
Mac to compile a version of a simple app as both Mac and Win32.

When the exe starts on XP Pro, it runs, works as expected, and  
clicking my close button with "close this stack" kills the process the  
way you would expect.  In this case it quits properly, but only if I  
include the close button.

The catch is that there is no tab on the toolbar, only the ones for  
the open Windows Explorer windows.
Why would this happen.  (I am not a frequent Windows user)


Jim Ault
Las Vegas

On Aug 22, 2009, at 9:28 AM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> have a look at this script: < 
> >
> You may need to adjust the script slightly, e.g. if you don't use  
> MySQL you should comment out that part of the script.
> Let me know whether this helps.
> --
> Best regards,
> Mark Schonewille
> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
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> On 22 aug 2009, at 18:15, Ian McKnight wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have a stack, consists of a splash stack and a substack, which I
>> have made into a standalone.
>> As I was testing the quit command, the 'X box' and the File> Quit
>> command in the standalone, I discovered that while the standalone
>> closes down ie all windows closed and no presence on the task bar,
>> there is a process running in the task manager having the same name  
>> as
>> my standalone. When I restart the standalone a separate process  
>> starts
>> in the Task Manager.
>> BTW the code I use to quit may standalone is
>> File > Quit uses the Quit command after asking confirmation
>> Using the X box I trap  closeStackRequest in a handler and after
>> confirmation, I close the splash stack and pass the closeStackRequest
>> message.
>> Either method still leaves the open precess.
>> I would welcome any suggestions as to how I might fix this.
>> I'm using revEnterprise 3.5 in Windows XP.
>> -- 
>> Regards and thanks
>> Ian McKnight
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