Auto-hide over complex document window

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Posted 12 years ago by Marianne
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We have a 'Start page' in our app that is a static .bmp that contains embedded web browser controls. When this page is displayed and you auto-show a toolwindow that is docked on the right hand side, there is a significant amount of stutter in the window during the painting process. When a document tab is selected that just contains a SyntaxEditor control and then you auto-show the toolwindow there is no stutter at all. Don't know if you're double-buffering the toolwindows on slideout/slidein so I don't know how complex this issue might be. We can provide you a copy of our start page if you'd like to help ensure consistent results. Thanks.

------------------------------- Marianne

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Posted 12 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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If you want to throw together a small project that shows this, we can take a look. However I'm not sure if there's much we can do since the layout/drawing of the web browser controls is outside of anything we can double buffer. Seeing it in action would give us a better idea. You might have to resort to lowering the number of auto-hide show/hide steps if this is significantly slow for that control.


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The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0341) was released 3 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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