Script Editor problem

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Dec 12 17:33:41 EST 2017


Recent stacks are stored in the prefs file, so they are persistent 
across all LC versions that share the same prefs file. However, if you 
change the Start Center then yes, I'm pretty sure that would get replaced.

The other points you make are valid, including that you've been around 
long enough that I should have caught the tongue-in-cheek comments. :)

On 12/12/17 3:18 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
> Sorry, I thought my tongue-in-cheek was obvious.  I've heard of Home.  I
> might even have modified mine heavily back in the HC 1/HC 2 days.
> What I'm wondering about Start Center is if it gets replaced with each new
> install of LC, because if you were to hack it to have it be what Home
> originally was, and it gets replaced with each version, you aren't getting
> anything.  The recently used stacks list is not as helpful as you would
> like because in the case of Levure projects, you will end up with two
> stacks in the list for each project.  If you open the wrong one, you have a
> problem.  Plus the list gets crowded out and truncated, a situation that is
> made worse with script-only stacks (if you open them in the SE)  A
> good-old-fashioned Home would make these things easier.
> 
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 4:00 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> "Home" has a specific meaning and there is already a (required) stack with
>> that name.
>>
>> Start Center can be set in Preferences to show on every startup. It lists
>> the last used stacks. If you use a utility frequently it will be there. The
>> most current projects you've worked on will also be there.
>>
>>
>> On 12/12/17 2:38 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
>>
>>> I forgot about Start Center.  Can you (easily) edit Start Center?  Does it
>>> get botched with each new LC version load?  What's wrong with Home?  I
>>> like
>>> Home.  It's a nice name.  It feels like the name I might choose for a
>>> stack
>>> that opens every time LC loads.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 3:09 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 12/12/17 1:26 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>
>>>> You know what would be really great?  If we had a stack that opened at
>>>>> startup that had links to all those projects we're currently working on,
>>>>> and those utilities we need to run frequently, like collectMyStacks and
>>>>> a
>>>>> script to move and resize the script editor.  It would be really helpful
>>>>> with Levure projects, because we end up with two stacks, a "standalone"
>>>>> and
>>>>> the first UI stack in the recent stacks list (and we only want to open
>>>>> the
>>>>> standalone).  We could call this new opening stack something like
>>>>> "home".
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> You mean, like the Start Center?
>>>>
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