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2008-10-13, 14:26 #1
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- Nov 2001
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Slow returning from Edit to Form view (Access 2003 xp sp3)
I often find when working on forms that they switch to design view instantly but often take about 10-15 secs and sometimes even longer to return to the form view state. The screen often goes white except for the form and window borders while this is happening. I also find on occasions that in design mode, the mouse pointer often lags a few seconds before changing to the relevant shape depending on what form object it is passing over or trying to select.
I also find on a few occasions that forms take longer than usual to come up but once up, perform fine.
I am running a front/backend system with the backend on a remote machine on an office lan. I have checked the ping between machines and it comes back fine. I am considering upgrading the router and switch to 1000mbps units but I am unsure if this will help. I am also having problems with 2 machines with a quicken multiuser environment. Using quicken on the remote machine has become almost impossible due to slow responses which also makes me wonder if it is a network issue, hence my looking into new hardware.
Anyone have any words of wisdom about either of these issues?"Heading for the deep end"
2008-10-13, 15:19 #2
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- Jun 2001
- Crystal Beach, FL, Florida, USA
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Re: Slow returning from Edit to Form view (Access 2003 xp sp3)
Make sure that you have turned off "Track Name Autocorrect" (from menubar, select Tools | Option | General). This might help speed things up when you are finished editing a form.
That forms come up slowly the first time is usually an indication that you have a very large recordset behind the form. You might look at this article: http://my.advisor.com/articles.nsf/aid/11702# It also may be related to subforms with large recordsets.