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cantAbort of stack ¬ to trueOrFalse The
cantAbort property returns or sets whether users can type Command-. (Command-period) to stop any running handlers. It corresponds to the Can’t Abort check box in the Protect Stack dialog box. Use
cantAbort to prevent users from canceling certain critical operations that would leave a stack in a confusing or dangerous state.
cantAbort with caution. Once
cantAbort is set to true, there's no way to halt an errant handler. Set
cantAbort to true, and then immediately set it to false when you no longer need it.
An expression that identifies a stack by its name, using one of the following forms:
stack text -- name or path name
When used inside a stack script:
stack "HD:Stacks:Addresses alias
When a stack receives a message:
Any expression that evaluates to the HyperTalk and AppleScript constants
the hilite of bg btn "Yes"
fld "Zip" contains "95014"
the short name of this stack is "Fred"
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