Is this normal and, if so, is there a practical size limit? I know it's a large page but sometimes I have to display gobs of data.
What Version of the Editor are you using?
Do you have flash on your page?
I don't/won't do Flash at all. It's just dead simple HTML and the page is being rebuilt to the new format but I knocked what you can see in Coffee Cup.
If I use TextPad or Homesite then there's no issue at all. In fact, I had to edit the thing in HomeSite as it was impossible to do anything in CC.
I am on a Windows 7 Ultimate box with 16GB of RAM using an AMD Bulldozer chip. The version of CC is version 12.6 build 448.
And it does act a bit sluggishly in the Editor...
Just a thought: Wouldn't this kind of data be better presented in a linked spreadsheet file rather than being integrated into an html page?
As an example, in its present html form, the page does after all contain a total of 215,135 non-breaking spaces ( )...
Maybe Homesite specializes in the processing of spaces (at the possible expense of a whole lot of other things! )
When I load that data into TextPad and get that to change the code from normal text to yes, a quarter of a million none breaking spaces it does that in moments. Though I have noticed that it runs slower on my Windows 7 machine than it did on my XP box.
But the editing in there is still quick with TextPad and it is still quick with HomeSite and since what we are doing is glorified text editing it oughtn't be dragging so much that I can't add a character faster than once every four seconds.
I can happily leap into an ancient version of HomeSite when these issues emerge but I would love to stay here with CC, especially after paying for it.
First... The spaces or should not be there... All positioning should be done with CSS...
This is why you are having problems. Now, if you want to keep those spaces in there and still use the HTML editor then you can do one thing... Turn off the Spell checker. Click tools and Auto Spell checker and turn it off... This will greatly decrease the amount of time it takes to reload. But please take the spaces out and replace with CSS positioning.
Hopefully I can do this via some form of script to edit the HTML files in bulk. That way that i wrote just worked easily as it came from a simple dump and then a simple set of replaces to make those.
Yes, CSS, that would be neat.
I am going to have to use tables or some sort of construction otherwise it looks a mess.
Setup a table(s) and put your data within it and use CSS to put the table styles and you'll be good to go.
http://elementsinwebdesign.com (a works still in progress)
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