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New Window Script Step slows down over time

Question asked by Peabody on Nov 21, 2012
Latest reply on Dec 5, 2012 by philmodjunk

Summary

New Window Script Step slows down over time

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

v12

Operating system version

OS X 10.8.2

Description of the issue

The new window script step gets slower over time until FileMaker app is quit.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Setup a loop to create / close 10000 new windows. Time each execution.

Expected result

The New Window step should take the same amount of time.

Actual result

The New Window step gets slower and slower until the app is restarted.

Configuration information

Mac OS X - Multiple variants and hardware configurations.

Workaround

See http://www.drbott.net/blog/?p=1205 for a detailed writeup, example data and the sample file used to test this issue.

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