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

Tim Rude timrude at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 12 22:49:09 CEST 2018


I'm guessing it will do well with it. CPU's of that ilk were pretty much 
DP's original target audience. :)

Tim Rude

On 7/12/2018 3:39 PM, Dave Britten wrote:
> 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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