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From "Adam Winer" <>
Subject Re: SelectManyShuttle with large leading list
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 17:26:26 GMT
On 5/9/06, Martin Denham <> wrote:
> Does SelectManyShuttle have any special mechanism for handling very
> large leading lists?
> We have 50,000 customers to select from in the leading list.  I think
> this is probably too many.

Yes, waaaay too many.  SelectManyShuttle has to load all of
the data up front.  You do not want to send 50000 rows of data
to the browser.

> My initial plan was to have a filter and leading and trailing tables,
> but the end result would look very similar to SelectManyShuttle (but not
> as pretty).  The only differences are that when the filter changes I
> will do a server side action to repopulate the leading list and
> sometimes the trailing list items will not be in the current leading
> list.

That would work;  you might also just use multiple selection on the table.

-- Adam

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