Re: Printing borked for LC Linux?

2021-01-17 Thread JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode
Off Topic: I have a triple boot and Ubuntu is just booting so fast, within 2 seconds i'm on the log-in. Win10 Boots faster than BigSur, but BigSur shuts down faster, Win10 is a pain in the butt when shutting down. Ubuntu is the fastest booting and shutting down. Sorry for hijacking this

Re: Is there a way to manually trigger GC?

2021-01-17 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
PS > I just remembered why I loaded it ... its to enable fast searching of past text clips. But maybe I can lazy load image clips which are the ones that take up the most amount of ram anyways. On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:35 PM Tom Glod wrote: > Hi Phil, that function only reports available

Re: Printing borked for LC Linux?

2021-01-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I don’t use Linux, but the way things are going with Apple, I may consider it. Bob S On Jan 16, 2021, at 10:30 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: I've been printing almost exclusively to PDF for the last several years, but this morning I wanted

Re: Is there a way to manually trigger GC?

2021-01-17 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Hi Phil, that function only reports available memory. Hi Rick, My application, the Time Saver's Toolbox, has a clipboard manager, and upon loading the app, I load the existing archive of "clips" into memory. Currently for example, the app is using 37 megabytes of system ram. You are right,

Re: Is there a way to manually trigger GC?

2021-01-17 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Tom, Garbage Collection and releasing memory is not an easy problem to solve. It would be better to try to figure out why your application is chewing up so much memory on load. Load times can be improved by only loading in stuff that you absolutely need to access at the moment to display to