Setting hidden of lines very slow

Klaus major-k klaus at
Fri Nov 30 06:56:02 EST 2018

Hi Andre,

> Am 30.11.2018 um 12:48 schrieb Andre Alves Garzia via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> tied locking the screen first?

tied AND locked? 
Andre, you are hardcore! :-D

> On 30/11/2018 10:33, Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode wrote:
>> I have a text field with some 3500 lines of text. I want to ensure all
>> lines are visible, as I have hidden some before. I use:
>> repeat with i = 1 the number of lines of fld 1
>>       set the hidden of line i of fld 1 to false
>> end repeat
>> This is taking over 1 minute to complete. I have tried removing all styling
>> from the text so e.g. backgroundcolor is empty, etc. Same result.
>> Any suggestions pls?



Klaus Major
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