Open stack from another stack--Was "PreOpenStack in the IDE"

James Hurley jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Aug 31 18:05:04 EDT 2009


Jim,
It appears that neither "open stack" nor "go stack" will trigger a  
PreOpenStack message.
I am using as a workaround an "open stack" and then sending a  
PreOpenStack message to the stack.
Clumsy but it works.

Jim Hurley

> James Hurley wrote:
>
> > Hi Mark,
> >
> > Thanks. On further testing I see that you are right--generally
> > speaking.
> >
> > My problem is when I attempt to open a stack from a Palette stack
> > with the statement:
> >
> >     open stack "mystack"
> >
> > the stack opens but the PreOpenStack handler is not executed.
> >
> > On the on the other hand, If I open it from Open in the FIle menu,  
> the
> > PreOpenStack is executed.
> >
> > Is there something about opening a stack from another stack that  
> does
> > not trigger the PreOpenStack message?
>
> Try using "go stack" to the stack file name on disk. This should  
> always
> trigger a preOpenStack.
>
> Aloha from Hawaii,
>
> Jim Bufalini



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