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the freeSize of stack

The freeSize property returns the amount of free space, in bytes, in the specified stack. (Free space is created in a stack each time you add or delete an object or graphics.)

To set the freeSize property to 0, choose Compact Stack from the File menu or use the command

doMenu "Compact Stack"

from a handler or the Message box.

Demo Script

on checkFreeSize
   get the freeSize of this stack
   answer "The freeSize of this stack is" && it div 1024 & "K."
 end checkFreeSize


An expression that identifies a stack by its name, using one of the following forms:

this stack
stack text -- name or path name

For example:

stack "Home"
stack "Simonides:School:References"
this stack
stack "HD:Stacks:Addresses alias
When used inside a stack script:
When a stack receives a message:[the] target

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