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Re: Sluggish performance in Save, bug?
On May 24, 12:59 am, John Fultz <jfu... at wolfram.com> wrote: > Possibly. If you can send me the notebook and details for reproducing t= he > problem (i.e. give me the "small change" you make), I can determine whethe= r or > not it's a bug and, if it is, file it in our bugs database. Warning, > though...my response might not be so quick with the holiday weekend coming= up. > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfu... at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > On Fri, 23 May 2008 03:09:28 -0400 (EDT), Art wrote: > > Hi All, > > > I am trying to debug a problem with very sluggish Saving of a > > notebook, as well as cutting and pasting of cells in a notebook, with > > around 10 GraphicsGrid's of 10x8 MatrixPlot's that are around 10x10 > > each. When I save the notebook, it takes quite a while, enough to make > > the notebook unusable. If I make a small change and save it again, it > > takes just as long (10+ minutes). But the CPU is idle during this > > time. It seems like Mathematica is either doing nothing or waiting on > > something. > > > Was wondering if this is a bug and if there is a workaround. The > > notebook itself is about 1mb, so it's relatively small. The > > MatrixPlot's seem to be stored as > > GraphicsBox[RasterBox[CompressedData["<string>"]]]. I know very little > > about the internal format of Notebook's > > > I'm using 6.0.2 on Linux 64-bit. > > > Thanks, > > Art. Thanks for your replies. I was unable to reproduce this behavior on another 64-bit and 32-bit machine with similar Linux installations and 6.0.2. Before I waste any more of your time, I will try to have an identical Mathematica environment on each machine and post what the difference was that causes this weirdness in case someone else has it. Art.