[Newbies] Query about Transcript object
oversby at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 3 05:38:24 UTC 2007
Thanks for the answers.
On 03/04/07, Ramon Leon <ramon.leon at allresnet.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wrote the following line of code to display the numbers 1
> > to 200 in the Transcript Window.
> > 1 to: 200 do: [ :x | Transcript show: x ; cr ].
> > The numbers are displayed quite slowly and while they are
> > being displayed, I am unable to perform any other action, for
> > example, click on other Windows to raise them to the front or
> > bring up the context sensitive menu. What am I doing wrong?
> > Thanks,
> > Ian
> You aren't doing anything wrong. The Transcript is very slow, it's meant
> for debugging, never worry about speed while printing to the transcript.
> Never print to the transcript when you're worrying about speed.
Is there an alternative way to log information then, that isn't so slow?
> Squeak's UI runs do its on the same thread as the UI thread, so while you
> execute any code in a workspace, expect the whole UI to lockup.
Is there a way to run code in the background so that the UI stays available?
> Ramon Leon
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