9.5 on Windows seems terribly unable to deal with fields full of text?

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Tue Sep 10 04:29:04 EDT 2019

There´s already a bug report from Mark Talluto about this from 15.08.2018

https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21497 <https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21497>

describing exact this problem. And he noted also that this is "extra problematic for Windows systems."


> Am 10.09.2019 um 07:09 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> On 9/9/19 9:57 PM, Geoff Canyon via use-livecode wrote:
>> I’ve now modified my stacks to include a closecard handler to clear the large field’s content when exiting.
>> Stack is now much faster to work with and save — far out of proportion to the size savings.
> I noticed something similar today on the Mac. I was testing a function that returned 1.3MB of data to the message box. I edited the script and it was like typing in molasses. When I deleted the text I'd left sitting in the message box everything kicked back up to normal speed.
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