[python-win32] Extreme slowness in PythonWin IDE (Build 152), after displaying big lists

Jens B. Jorgensen jens.jorgensen@tallan.com
Thu, 27 Mar 2003 09:42:31 -0600

Yep, I see this in 2.2.1. I just avoid displaying very large chunks of 

Tony Cappellini wrote:

> I've been having problems in the PythonWin IDE, after displaying big 
> lists or dictionaries.
> Usually, only part of the list will be displayed, and the display 
> process is very slow.
> After the list/dict is displayed, everything types in the IDE command 
> line, takes much longer to execute, than it did before displaying the 
> big list.
> If i close the IDE , and re-launch the IDE, it's back to normal, until 
> I display the contents of a list of dict (several hundreds of items)
> This happened on a Win98 machine, with Python 2.2.2, I'll see if I can 
> find a Win2000 machine to see if it happens there as well.
> The system is 667MHZ machine with 256MB ram. It seems as though the 
> entire system system slows down a bit, after the IDE starts to crawl.
> Has anyone else seen anything else like this in the PythonWin IDE ?
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