just where does livecode go when the ide takes a minute or two off?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Jul 20 19:21:28 EDT 2012


Yeah sounds like recursion to me. It depends on how fast each cycle in the recursion is. If there are tasks that take a long time inside the loop, it may take a very long time. Also, I have seen errors in one of the UI elements that stopped execution, but left the IDE in some kind of unstable state, but it was something I was doing I think, or a plugin I was using. 

Bob


On Jul 20, 2012, at 4:14 PM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>> hmmm... What version of LC?
> 
> 5.5.1
> 5.5 did it, too.
> 
>> And have you tried removing all your plugins to another folder temporarily then restarting
>> LC to see if it helps?
> 
> I'm still plugin free :)
> 
>> Also, when this happens, try holding down the escape key. I've had issues where something
>> has hung in one of the IDE stacks. That will usually free it up.
> 
> I'll try that next time.
> 
> Sometimes there is a full cpu load when this happens, and sometimes not.




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