Going to cards very slow
sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Tue Oct 5 19:59:01 CDT 2004
>> Here's a weird problem a friend encountered which has me stumped.
>> Hopefully someone here will have the answer.
>> He has a 400 card stack and going to a card takes about 7 seconds,
>> whether this is from another stack or just moving to the next card
>> within the stack. I assumed he had lots of message handlers getting
>> in the way, so I locked messages before going to the card. This
>> worked fine and the navigation happened instantly as expected.
>> Now I wanted to find out what was causing the slowdown, so I removed
>> the "lock messages" line and turned on the Message Watcher. At first,
>> I had it suppressing unhandled messages and the only thing it showed
>> was the mouseUp that triggered the "go to card ...". When I turned
>> off suppress unhandled messages, the culprit was a seemingly endless
>> stream of cRevGeneral messages. (I hit command-period after about a
> What are those messages?
I couldn't see. In the message watcher, they just showed up as
> Are you using the Geometry or Profile Managers? Perhaps they're being
> invoked unnecessarily; knowing what messages are being sent may help
> diagnose what's happening.
No, I'm sure he doesn't use either of those.
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