[Dataperf] Practical limit to number of keep-a-totals on a single panel?

Ralph Alvy ralph at ralphalvy.com
Thu Jul 12 21:39:45 CEST 2018


I never experienced a limit doing KATs that way. I never had cascading 
KATs.

On 12 Jul 2018, at 7:33, Dave Britten wrote:

> I've been working on a basic consulting time/billing database (I've 
> been busy lately; spreadsheets aren't cutting it anymore), and my time 
> entry panel is up to a whopping 24 keep-a-total definitions spread 
> across 4 auto-calculated fields and going through 6 different links. 
> This is to support various hour totals for clients, projects, monthly 
> summaries, and a few combinations of those.
>
> I don't have any cascading keep-a-totals going on yet; these are all 
> one-hop direct updates. Am I likely to encounter any problems with 
> this many? Aside from performance impact, that is - I have yet to see 
> how my 16 MHz HP palmtop handles it!
>
> -Dave Britten
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