Ah, yes - the *property* is read-only; I had mistakenly read that as
being about the stack itself somehow being read-only.
Yes, the relationship between mode, style, and the mode commands
(toplevel, palette, modal, modeless) are wonderfully flexible.
Mode lets us know what state the window
The Property called mode is read only. The mode is set using the style keyword
as was pointed out. That works a peach! I had been jumping through hoops to
prevent users from accidentally switching a customer or site while editing a
device record belonging to one of those two. Now I just set the
Bob Sneidar wrote:
> Unfortunately, and to my great chagrin, the mode of a window is read
What does that mean? What exactly do you see?
I can't think of any mode that prevents text entry, so maybe you've
encountered a bug, or some other script is preventing editing.
Brilliant! This will make things much smoother. I was hiding all other
substacks while editing, but the disappearance of the other windows was
> On Mar 28, 2018, at 08:50 , Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
> set the style of stack
set the style of stack XXX to modal
set the tail end of the style entry in the Dictionary for details
On 3/28/2018 11:35 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi all.
> I broached this subject before but in the reverse direction. I have an app
> that allows multiple windows (I call
I broached this subject before but in the reverse direction. I have an app that
allows multiple windows (I call forms) open at the same time. For instance I
can have the customer form, the sites form and the devices form open
simultaneously. Changing the customer loads the sites for