More weirdness

Peter Haworth pete at
Sun Sep 30 12:37:12 EDT 2012

HI Mark,
I suspected front script problems too. The only message my front script
traps regarding the opening of stacks is openStack; all my front script
handlers have an initial check to ignore messages that originate from an
IDE stack by looking for stack names beginning with "rev" or, as you
pointed out, the answer dialog, plus the ask dialog, message box, and

However, I've also tried all this without the front script in place and
still get the same problem so the front script is eliminated from
consideration at this point.

lcSQL Software <>

On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 9:16 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at> wrote:

> Are you trying to trap system messages in front/back scripts? It
> sounds like some message is getting issued (lockmessages disables it
> and so you're out of trouble), a frontscript is handling the message
> partially or possibly throwing an error, and then you're hosed.
> Remember that the answer stack is a stack if you're handling the
> (pre)open/stack/card messages. Same thing with the message box. Also
> remember that IDE stacks won't normally let you know that an error has
> occurred.

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