StandAlone - where is the stack window?

Jim Bufalini jim at visitrieve.com
Mon Sep 28 23:43:26 EDT 2009


Sorry, that was silly. What I meant to say is if you take the beeps out the
repeat loop and put one into the on openStack, does it beep? There is no
message box in a standalone. ;-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Jim Bufalini
> Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 5:36 PM
> To: 'How to use Revolution'
> Subject: RE: StandAlone - where is the stack window?
> 
> Mike Arnold wrote:
> 
> > Ok, finally back at Revolution, glad to be back, it really is fun.
> > Using Revolution Enterprise 4.0.0-dp-4 Build 910 on Max OS/X 10.5.8,
> > Intel.
> >
> > Writing a little app to produce a Eudora -ike Filter Report for Apple
> > Mail.  I hate to give up Eudora, but Apple is adding more and more
> > native, integrated function and Eudora proper is no more and becoming
> > more incompatible. Growl doesn't quite do what I want.
> >
> > When mail is acted on via a rule, it invokes an applescript that
> sends
> > a message to the stack that indicates the destination mailbox.  The
> > stack has a script that wakes up every 20 seconds to check if its
> been
> > at least 20 seconds since the last message was filtered and if there
> > are any updated mailboxes.
> >
> > This all works fine when under the development environment, but when
> I
> > generate a standalone application, the window doesn't appear
> > anywhere.  The application starts and has its application menu, but
> no
> > stack window.
> >
> > Only the stack script has any code ...  there are a few functions and
> > message handlers (one called from applescript) and the following:
> >
> > on startup
> >     InitAll
> >     repeat
> >        wait for 20 seconds with messages
> >        CheckCounts      --decides if/when to print the list of
> > affected mailboxes
> >     end repeat
> > end startup
> >
> > Any ideas what I have done wrong?  Do I need to do something else to
> > get the window to appear?
> 
> What exits your repeat loop? Just curious. ;-) Other than this, if it
> runs
> in the IDE but not in a standalone, then I would guess that there is an
> include missing. In your Standalone Settings, do you have Search for
> required Inclusions... checked, or Select inclusions...? If you put a
> beep
> in your repeat loop, do you hear constant beeps? If you create an *on
> openStack* handler and put a put to the message box, does it show up in
> the
> message box? If the answer to any of the above is no, check for a
> missing
> include.
> 
> Aloha from Hawaii,
> 
> Jim Bufalini
> 
> 
> 
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