Performance issues with setting the image source

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Mon Jul 30 15:39:59 EDT 2012

Hi Pete,

Are you using a repeat loop? Don't do that. Instead, take the htmlText, replace a character with the appropriate html (have a look at the htmlText after setting an imageSource to find out the correct HTML code) and set the htmlText of the field to the modified data.

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On 30 jul 2012, at 20:38, Peter Haworth wrote:

> I have a scrolling list field which I'm populating with lines of text and
> also setting the imagesource of up 5 chars.  It turns out that it takes an
> average of about one tenth of a second per line to set the imagesources, so
> to populate the field with 100 lines takes 10 seconds.
> These images become hotspots for the user to click on and I would like to
> stick with that as a user interface if possible but the length of time it's
> taking is obviously not acceptable.
> I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to how improve the
> performance or perhaps another technique to show image hotspots in a line
> of text.
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <>

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