LC902 and LC901 message box error was LC902 and LC901 Hang with Answer (was Crash

JJS jjs at
Thu Feb 21 13:44:38 EST 2019

there was a bug once (8 series probably, can't remember) with the 
Message Box and then opening the Message Watcher crashing the IDE. I 
reported it myself. But i can't find it anymore at quality.

I believe it was solved then. Maybe there is a regression.

Op 21-2-2019 om 19:04 schreef J. Landman Gay via use-livecode:
> If the message box is misdirecting commands, that may fit with some 
> problems I've seen too. I couldn't set behavior on a button, menu key 
> shortcuts fail all the time, and calling a handler from the message 
> box periodically reports the handler can't be found even though the 
> message box title field says the target stack is the one I'm looking 
> at. Also, like you, Cmd-S periodically fails to do anything and 
> contextual menus don't appear when right-clicking.
> I open the message box at startup and never close it.
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
> HyperActive Software |
> On February 20, 2019 10:32:52 PM Ralph DiMola via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> A new twist. A ctrl S will work normally until I open the message 
>> box. The
>> inspector will also open OK. Open up the message box and close it. Now a
>> ctrl S will cause the message box to open(last command is displayed 
>> but not
>> executed) then the stack will be saved normally. Also the inspector 
>> will no
>> longer open. Close the message box and do a Ctrl S and again the 
>> message box
>> opens up. Strange indeed.
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