LiveCode won't recognize my stack

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at
Fri Dec 27 19:28:05 EST 2019

Hi Bill,

In LC 9.04 issue a command

go stack tURL

where tURL is the directory path and it opens the stacks. My stacks don’t have a suffix at all.

Peter Bogdanoff 

> On Dec 27, 2019, at 5:51 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> List,
> Version 9.x of LiveCode doesn’t recognize stacks unless the file name ends with either .rev or .livecode. Previous versions (I don’t know when this changed) were able to.
> I use a stack file as the Preferences file for InfoWallet but the file name is “LicenseKey.IW”. When I execute the following command to read custom properties in the stack it fails with an error. Type: Chunk: can't find stack
> put the uDefaultWallet of stack "LicenseKey.IW" into vDefault
> I can also see this when opening a stack from LiveCode. the LicenseKey.IW file is greyed out unless I look for All Files when then opens it correctly.
> How can I open the stack file in LiveCode 9.5.1 without changing the name of the file?
> Thank you,
> Bill Vlahos
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