Possible data grid bug?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Feb 28 13:43:05 EST 2010

Scott Rossi wrote:
> Recently, Jacque Landman Gay wrote:
>> The "lock screen" command should really be called "lock window". It only
>> prevents redraw in the front window. So you could put up a small
>> substack that contains only your progress bar and run it from there
>> while the window behind is locked and busy over on the other card.
> Actually Jacque, I don't believe this is the case.  If you issue lock screen
> from any open stack (or even the message box) any visual updates in *all*
> open stacks are halted.  At least they are on my end (Rev 4).  You can test
> this using some simple test stacks that run looping animations.  I posted a
> question on this issue to the list some time ago.  The current (?) lock
> screen behavior makes it impossible to run any progress indication while the
> screen is locked because the screen is truly "locked".

Oops. Thanks Scott. I guess I haven't checked on it in a while. Could 
have sworn it used to behave like HC did (did this change at some point 
or have I been wrong all along?) I shouldn't have skipped that last 
brain updater I guess. Apologies to the list for the misdirection.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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