Empty error dialogs

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jun 18 18:55:28 EDT 2019

The stack is, in fact, password protected. But we get other error 
reports where the info is filled in, which is more usual. Weird.

On 6/18/19 1:24 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote:
> I've seen the "empty error dialog" on password protected stacks.
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
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> Subject: Empty error dialogs
> Some users are getting empty script error dialogs in a standalone. The
> errors are infrequent, sporadic, always in different places in the app, not
> repeatable. When they happen, the user can repeat their last action and it
> works without error. We get these reports because the standalone has error
> reporting turned on.
> An example:
> Object: field 'XXX' of card 'YYY' of stack 'ZZZ'
> Line:
> Line Num:
> Hint:
> The identified object and card is always different. I should mention that
> the current desktop app was built in a much older version of LC.
> I assume the lack of reference info is because the script couldn't compile,
> but then why only sometimes and never on a second try? I also assumed the
> error(s) were in a LC library, mostly because if it were my own scripts I'd
> think there would be more information.
> This is mostly a curiosity question since no real harm is done to the user
> data.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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