Must have flexible row height for Datagrid Table

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Thu Jul 12 17:15:34 CEST 2018

Yes I agree, before updating a datagrid, lock the screen. Performance is much improved. Also make sure no property inspectors, script editor or message box is open while benchmarking. 

Bob S

> On Jul 11, 2018, at 21:14 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Tom Glod wrote:
> > Update on this ......  I'm coming to realize that dg isn't going to
> > cut it for my needs in applications where performance matters.
> >  Datagrid is built using custom properties.  which are way way way
> > slower than accessing variables  i haven't tested in a while but last
> > i did it was orrders of magnitude slower.
> I would be interested in seeing those tests.  Vars are much faster than fields, and still faster than custom props but much less so.
> I would imagine the bigger bottleneck is with rendering so many nested groups of objects.

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