Speeding a handler?

Damien Girard dam-pro.girard at laposte.net
Tue Dec 1 10:30:24 EST 2009


Hi,

Did you locked the screen ?

lock screen
put 0 into x
repeat for each line aLine of fld someFld
  add 1 to x
  if quote is in aLine then
    set the forecolor of line x of fld someFld to "red"
    replace quote with empty in line x of fld someFld
  end if
end repeat
unlock screen


Regards,

Damien Girard
Dam-pro, France.
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Ton Cardona a écrit :
> I have a text field with 5.729 lines. 826 of them, those containing quotes, must appear coloured in red so the instruction would be:
>
> put 0 into x
> repeat for each line aLine of fld someFld
>   add 1 to x
>   if quote is in aLine then
>     set the forecolor of line x of fld someFld to "red"
>     replace quote with empty in line x of fld someFld
>   end if
> end repeat
>
> The problem is it takes 55 seconds.
>
> I have reduced this time to 33 seconds by recording previously the numbers of the lines to be coloured and storing them in a customProp, yet it still takes 33 seconds.
>
> Does anyone know a faster way of performing this task?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Ton
>
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