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

Dave Britten davidbrit2 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 22:39:08 CEST 2018


Good to know. So far I haven't seen any problems testing with DOSBox set to 5000 cycles. How a 16 MHz 186 handles it remains to be seen. ;) Thanks Ralph.

-Dave Britten

> On Jul 12, 2018, at 3:39 PM, Ralph Alvy <ralph at ralphalvy.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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