slow loading & navigation to card containing large field

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Jul 1 12:15:03 EDT 2020

Hi David

> Am 01.07.2020 um 18:10 schrieb Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> David V Glasgow wrote:
> > Loading the plain text list of URLs from file is slowish, but more
> > importantly, for some time gives no indication that the file is
> > loading.
> Are you reading the file as text or binary?
> I would imagine reading as binary would be more efficient since it's a straight pull from disk, without the content alterations text-read does.
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin

and unless REALLY neccessary, store the data in a custom property instead of a field.



Klaus Major
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