Loading large files into browser widget

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Jun 29 20:24:59 EDT 2019


I'll experiment with it. The browser is in a stack that loads dynamically 
on demand so it isn't always visible (though it does stay in RAM) so I hope 
that isn't a problem.
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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On June 29, 2019 6:29:56 PM Brian Milby via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Placing the browser widget in a background group and display/hide as needed 
> is a possible solution to have it retain content.
>
> Thanks,
> Brian
> On Jun 29, 2019, 6:40 PM -0400, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
>> I have a 10-meg file on disk that I display in a browser widget. It is
>> heavily tagged and styled. It takes a few seconds to load fully on
>> desktop in the IDE, but on Android it can take up to 30 seconds or more
>> to display an internal link, and even then the whole file isn't loaded,
>> only a portion containing the linked text. If you scroll up or down,
>> there are blank sections above and below the visible portion which only
>> show the background color.
>>
>> Every time the card closes, the widget dumps the content and the next
>> time you go to the card the whole process starts over again. I need a
>> way to force the widget to retain its content, or a faster way to load
>> the file.
>>
>> If that's not possible then we'll have to break up the file into pieces,
>> but that is going to be difficult to script for a number of reasons. Any
>> suggestions? Would the older native browser be any faster?
>>
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>>
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