Standalones and the defaultFolder

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Fri Dec 13 11:56:19 EST 2019

Would the stackfiles property help here?
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On December 13, 2019 10:33:38 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> Hi all.
> I was given to understand that in a standalone, when I open another stack 
> it by default looks in the folder the executable is in first, and then in 
> some other places if it doesn't find it. This used to work and now does 
> not. When for instance I issue the command "go stack devices" where 
> devices.rev is in the executable folder, it throws an error that it cannot 
> find the stack.
> This is something new with v9.5.1 rc1. I've determined that setting the 
> defaultFolder to the folder of the executable resolves the issue for that 
> instance but what I am going to have to do is set the defaultFolder when I 
> first launch the app, then go through my code and deprecate the use of 
> setting the default folder, and using coded full paths instead.
> Bob S
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