Go to card has become slow

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Mon Apr 13 02:06:44 EDT 2020

On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 12:58 AM Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 2020-04-13 02:23, Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote:
> > But no, it shaved only 1 second off a 7 second save for styled text
> > (elderly MacPro running Windows 10 VM) So your engine modifications
> > must be having a much wider effect, not just on reducing the 3 API
> > calls for styled as opposed to plain text ??
> Each paragraph has at least one style run - even if no styles are
> applied so this is a general thing.
> Most of the text in your generated test (data) stack was unstyled anyway
> (as it uses 'the text of' to replicate the data) so minimizing those API
> calls should affect all stacks with a reasonable amount of field data in
> them.

Hi Mark,

Will this caching of the DPI setting affect accessing the styledtext
property in general on Windows or will it only affect calls to it during

Trevor DeVore


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