syntax options for reading array properties
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Sep 26 15:53:42 EDT 2009
Because of the unusual overhead the engine experiences in extracting
arrays from custom properties, I'd like to find the fastest way I can to
access such data.
Syntactically this works:
put the customProperties["uStoredArray"] of stack tFile into tA
put tA after r1
...but benchmarks about 25% slower than:
put the uStoredArray of stack tFile into tmp
put tmp after r1
The faster speed is presumably because the engine has less overhead
extracting only the sub-array. While it performs better it complicates
the code, requiring that I break up each access into at least two steps.
Presumably this would be faster still, and the simplest to write:
put the tA of stack tFile after r1
...but apparently that's not allowed.
Is there any trick to using customProperties[<arrayNotation> to access
nested array elements in an object?
If not, anyone here know if RunRev plans to support such syntax in the
If there's an RQCC request for this please post the URL so I can add
some votes to it. If not I'll submit one.
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