Hide/Show objects - speed issue

Sarah sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Mon Apr 21 18:44:01 EDT 2003

Hi Barry,

With the screen locked, I have found hiding or showing hundreds of 
objects to be nearly instantaneous, so two possibilities occur to me:
1. are you sure that some other line of your script isn't unlocking the 
screen before the hide?
2. have you set up a visual effect that could be taking up time?

sarahr at genesearch.com.au

On Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 07:44  am, Barry Levine wrote:

> I have a number of image objects that I need to hide and show at 
> particular times. What would be the most rapid method of doing so? 
> Currently I'm calling a separate script in my stack which locks the 
> screen, sets the visible of the images to false (using a loop), and 
> unlocks the screen. Even so, it seems to take about two seconds to 
> hide six images. Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Barry
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