the defaultStack changes on resume

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Wed Aug 9 13:01:59 EDT 2017

When I suspend a stack is save the current focused object and the current selection. Then on resume stack I restore it. That seems to work really well for me. The topStack should still be the topStack no matter what. Not sure why you need to reference the defaultStack. 

Bob S

> On Aug 9, 2017, at 09:08 , Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Has any one run into the following situation in LiveCode standalones?
> In a multiple window application, the user has either a standard window
> or a modal dialog open (the topWindow which is also the defaultStack).
> They navigate to a 3rd party application and by some means back to the
> LC standalone and click a control in the topWindow (again either a
> standard window or dialog) and that window is NO LONGER the defaultStack
> so an execution error occurs on the first control referenced that is not
> fully qualified.
> Obviously, I can fix this by fully qualifying all my object references
> (i.e. instead of using fld "x", using fld "X" of stack "Y") but I am
> curious is anyone else has seen anything like this?
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