Nuts! Where did that go? WTH!

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Thu May 31 13:18:09 EDT 2012


Check your Recent Menu in Livecode. If it exists, Livecode will know where it is. If it isn't there, it was never saved. In the future, New Stack - Save Stack. No more problem. Also saving after compile is a great strategy as pointed out by Mark W as there are times when a code error will lock up the IDE and you have to force quit LC. You should *NEVER* have to shut down the OS though! That is extreme. With Windows you can use ALT-F4. If that doesn't do it, then open your Task Manager and force the app to quit there. On OS X, it's option-command-esc. 

Bob


On May 31, 2012, at 9:33 AM, Mark Rauterkus wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Newbie alert:
> 
> I've been working on my first project and hitting the manuals,
> tutorials and such -- and then CRASH.
> 
> WIN Vista Home Premium with LiveCode 5.5.
> 
> I was in the debugger and tried to make a test button with a mouse up
> line that was "copy card" -- and the dictionary or debugger froze.
> 
> Restart the computer and the whole project is gone.
> 
> I can't even find a broken icon.
> 
> Recovery?
> 
> And, why don't the other test stack show up in the folder too?
> 
> Could the work have been done in a substack and I just can't get to
> it? Looking everywhere.
> 
> As I see 'recently opened' with WIN it shows a test2 LC stack that was
> opened a few hours ago. BUT, when I click there it says the file can't
> be found.
> 
> What do you do with your development so you don't crash and kill a day
> of work? Is this to be expected?
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Ta.
> 
> 
> Mark Rauterkus       Mark.Rauterkus at gmail.com
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> 
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