Most obscure HC question

Craig Newman craig at
Sun May 3 11:40:21 EDT 2020

Can you explicitly set the text of the card in an openCard handler?

Craig Newman 

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> On May 2, 2020, at 7:06 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> I fear that the HyperCard group in Yahoo may be lost. Please let me know if that isn’t true.
> But between you all you may remember something that will help me. I have a standalone HC application, and it opens with a window that shows that you are only seeing part of the card window. The card window doesn’t resize, and I can’t remember how to make it be bigger. Here’s things that didn’t work:
> Setting a ton of memory.
> Setting Monitors to match the card size.
> Resizing the preview rectangle. You can only resize it smaller.
> Resizing the card window.
> Clicking the zoom box.
> As it’s a standalone application I can’t easily get at the stack, but feel sure there was a way to hack the stack out of a standalone.
> Anyway, please enjoy the challenge of remembering this far back!
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