novice question re "marked" and customkeys

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 31 23:14:17 EDT 2011


On Mar 31, 2011, at 4:57 PM, Peter Brigham MD wrote:

> Cycling through the cards by reference is fast ('set the hilite of  
> btn "barked" of marked card n to false') -- always, always, always  
> avoid things like "go card n" within a loop, since that takes lots  
> of time.


After the list of card id's is generated, you would not use a repeat  
loop to access the cards using 'go card n' in that loop.

If the user is navigating, it would be one at a time through the list.
Otherwise, access to the card data would not be by navigating to the  
card ( or the stack, or the substack )
You cold retrieve data from any card in any stack or substack without  
navigating.

Thus you could have multiple lists and multiple stacks at the same  
time using multiple criteria.
This is more flexible for future development schemes than would  
compare multiple lists and data sets.

Hope this gives someone an idea or two that might be easier than  
learning SQL, etc.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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