Standalone Settings Frustration

William Prothero waprothero at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 21:18:06 EDT 2018


What I did was delete the line from the “stacks” list in the Standalone settings panel, closed the panel, then added it back. The filename was ok. Anyway, I got it fixed, but it was frustrating.
Bill


> On Apr 4, 2018, at 5:32 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Just a guess, but if it happens again, I'd look at "the filename of stack
> <stackname> and if its not what you want, change it. ( I can think of
> another few possible ways that it might be forced to change, but this would
> probably be the easiest)
> 
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 6:22 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Never mind:
>> I fiddled enough so that the splash stack finally let go of the old name
>> with the blank line.
>> Bill
>> 
>> 
>>> On Apr 4, 2018, at 5:19 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Folks:
>>> I am on livecode 9.0.0 app, Mac 10.13.3. I have a splash stack and
>> several stacks that it loads.
>>> 
>>> I have one stack I originally named “MAP Display”. I was having troubles
>> making a standalone, as the file seemed to not be found. So, I figured
>> maybe it doesn’t like blanks in the stack name. So, I changed the stack
>> name in as many places as I could find, to “MAPDisplay”.  When I do: “put
>> the short name of this stack”, I get “MAPDisplay”, no blanks. However, in
>> the stackfiles of the splash app, the name with the blank in it keeps
>> returning. Very frustrating. Somehow the splash stack is keeping and
>> refusing to part with the name with the blank.
>>> 
>>> This is the line containing the blank.
>>> MAP Display,resources/datastacks/MAPDisplay.livecode
>>> 
>>> I’ve done “set the stackfiles of stack mySplashStackName to “” and added
>> back in the files. Yet, the name keeps reappearing with the blank.
>>> 
>>> What the heck?
>>> 
>>> Bill
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> William A. Prothero
>>> http://earthlearningsolutions.org
>>> 
>>> 
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