[Kmymoney-devel] KMyMoney - Sluggish Response
aganderson at ukonline.co.uk
Thu May 13 18:15:00 CEST 2010
On Wednesday 12 May 2010 07:25:07 Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 May 2010 01:30:43 aga wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 May 2010 18:56:22 Alvaro Soliverez wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 2:08 PM, aga <aganderson at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> > > > Is there a general sluggishness now? On v1, saving an edited cleared
> > > > status happens 'in the blink of an eye', whereas on svn the window
> > > > clears for perhaps 1 1/2-2 seconds while it thinks about things.
> > > > Accepting outstanding schedules is accompanied by much screen
> > > > updates, and even when saving a transaction there is a noticeable
> > > > pause.
> > > >
> > > > I've only seen a mention relating to keyboard use, not of a more
> > > > general issue. Bugs obviously have top priority, and removing KDE3
> > > > too, so responsiveness has to take a back seat, but I just wondered
> > > > what the thoughts are on this.
> > > >
> > > > Don't take this as a complaint! You guys have accomplished a
> > > > tremendous amount on very tight, ambitious schedules, and I'm
> > > > extremely impressed.
> > >
> > > I haven't noticed it being particularly sluggish, but a) I have a x4
> > > CPU. b) I haven't used v1.x for several months.
> > >
> > > If you filter the transactions to only show the last month or so, does
> > > it respond better? That might give us a clue on where the problem is.
> > If I show an account with just a single entry, the noticeable pause still
> > occurs.
> > David mentioned
> > " I've also noticed that when
> > switching to the institutions screen it appears to get drawn twice, first
> > slightly further down the screen to where it should be and then again in
> > the correct position."
> > This happens also on the redraw of the Ledger screen. I don't use the
> > transaction form, so when the window drops, the line showing New, Delete,
> > Edit, etc., disappears during the redraw, then returns. If I bring up
> > the transaction form, it stays visible, but drops, and the two columns
> > showing the editable fields compress and shift to the left. At the very
> > bottom of the screen, the word 'Ready' shifts to the right then back.
> > Don't know if any of that helps.
> > While looking at the Ledger screen operation, a couple of other points
> > show up. The first, and very minor, is that the column widths look odd.
> > The Date column is twice the width of the date, but the actual data is
> > hard to the left and slightly clipped on the left, most noticeable on a
> > date like '01.04.2010'.
> That is due to the fact, that you have turned off the transaction form. The
> column width is calculated to fit the data entry widget which is slightly
> larger in vertical size than on KDE3. Start editing a transaction and you
> see what I mean.
Whether I show the transaction form or not seems to make no difference to the
remaining items displayed. An item that is being edited displays OK, but the
rest don't. I'm not making a big thing out of this and can certainly live
with it, but wouldn't having the date right justified avoid the problem, if
that's easy? Actually, turning off the grid helps, so I might try that way
for a while. While still not labouring the point (!), and just for future
optimisation and usability, on an investment ledger display, the value and
balance columns seemed congested with acres (sorry, hectares) available
elsewhere. The balance column, I would think, should be wider that the
quantity, rather that narrower.
> > Sorry folks, but you did ask, sort of.
> Please keep going. Your comments are exactly what we need.
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