Tip of the Month (October 2002)
Loading Forms Faster
Regardless of how a form is loaded (launching it from the START menu, launching it from a Command Button, or launching it from a Jump Button), some forms take longer to load than others. This is because, in some circumstances, Visual CE® has to scan all the records in the underlying table of the form. If there are a large number of records in the table, this might take a while.
We scan the records at load time ONLY if one or more of the following conditions are true:
you design your form such that you do not use any of these three
features, the form will load significantly faster.