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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problems with large fles in Writer?
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2017 17:36:57 GMT
On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 9:14 AM, Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie> wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:21:28 -0800
> Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Rory--
> > Can any of the files you're working with be deposited in some publicly
> > accessible location for others to test? Especially the older OO test
> files?
> >
> > --------
> > MzK
>
> Kay,
>
> If you send me off-list a postal address, I'll send you (and others
> interested who do likewise) a CD/DVD with a selection of the files.  All
> told they amount to about 500MB.
>
> Rory
>

​I'll be back in contact soon.
​



>
> > On Dec 24, 2017 09:23, "Rory O'Farrell" <ofarrwrk@iol.ie> wrote:
> >
> > > I have some large files made with OO 2.x and 3.x; one I currently have
> in
> > > front of me is the complete works of Jane Austen, which I built out of
> the
> > > individual files some time ago - as this is all public domain, I can
> share
> > > it. This file on OO4 is about 1.7 MB, 800k words, 4 million chars,
> 3200 A5
> > > pages.
> > >
> > > It flies in LibreOffice 5.1.6.2 on an Xubuntu 16.04.03 system (2 x 4788
> > > Bogomips), 4 GB ram, SATA hard disk. On my main machine. using OO 4.1.5
> > > RC1), but also on earlier OO 4.1.x versions, on Xubuntu 16.04.03 (4 x
> 6185
> > > Bogomips) 8 GB ram, SSD disk drive [a machine with 4 cores, each core
> about
> > > 130% faster than the lesser powered machine] it is glacial.
> > >
> > > I asked OO to add an extra heading level into the ToC - memory
> twitching
> > > about 570 MB, one core completely engaged, no response after 60 minutes
> > > I'll leave it run to see if it completes. The LibreOffice machine is
> using
> > > 525 MB ram, and no core when not updating the ToC. It did the Index
> rebuild
> > > in about 12 seconds. Page count is dramatically different - LO ~2400 A5
> > > pages, OO ~3200 A5 pages) (fonts are identical on both machines). I'm
> not
> > > at present worrying about that - I'll try a small file (300 pages) and
> see
> > > how that matches across suites.
> > >
> > > I have also noted that some very large sample files (made to examine
> page
> > > number limitations some years ago) won't open on current OO versions -
> the
> > > files that will open are the smaller ones (~55K pages not ~120K pages).
> > >
> > > I'm thinking (purely because I can't be stopped) that OO is each time
> > > reverting to the start of the file when doing layout (as Alt Search and
> > > Replace does), whereas LO does layout in one stream from the
> beginning. The
> > > hard disks don't come into the problem, as Swap files have not been
> touched.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>
> > >
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> > >
>
>
> --
> Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>
>
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MzK

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 every treasure on earth
 To be young at heart."
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