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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Time for action – creating a data save stack

We're going to be making a copy of a stack, but only if a copy of the stack doesn't already exist. LiveCode has a nice "if there is a…" function, which was made for times like this!

Firstly we will create the stacks we'll need.

  1. Start a new Mainstack, with a name of LaunchStack. Save it somewhere other than your computer's Documents folder.
  2. Start another new Mainstack, with a name of AppStack. Save it next to the first stack.
  3. Place something onto each stack's card, so you can easily recognize when you're in that stack. For example, drag a button onto the card of the LaunchStack stack and name it in a way that makes it very easy to tell where you are. Do the same for the AppStack stack.
  4. Put this openStack ...

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