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Unexplained beeps when running scripts in succession

Question asked by Matt Navarre on Jan 12, 2009
Latest reply on Jan 14, 2009 by Matt Navarre


Unexplained beeps when running scripts in succession

Description of the issue

If I have a script, such as one that sorts records, and I click a button to run this script, if I click the button again quickly (within 1 second or so) the script fails to run, and comptuer will beep. It's as though the script finishes running, but doesn't 'clean up' or something so there's an error. A common example would be a button that sorts by either ascending or descending, and alternates each time you click it. If I click several times a second, it fails very frequently (but not all the time) If I wait 2 seconds, it never fails. This did not happen in the ETS version to my knowledge, but I can reproduce it on several Macs. I just noticed that if the Data Viewer is open, it has a HUGE effect on this issue. It almost never happens unless Data Viewer is open.