Sorting a large field of data

bjdevlin bdnabble at knowledgeworks.plus.com
Sun Mar 9 06:02:33 EDT 2008


Have you tried putting the field's contents into a variable, sort the
contents of the variable, then put the sorted contents  back into the field?

Bernard


David Coker wrote:
> 
> Even while using "wait 1 with messages", when I begin the sort routine
> on my smaller machine, it runs the CPU up to 100 percent and any other
> interaction with the program causes the interface elements to
> completely white out. Once the sort is finished, CPU goes back and the
> interface is ready to use again during the remaining operations.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> David
> 

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