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A fix for a very slow contextual menu in the Finder
Authored by: Alemany on Mar 10, '06 03:26:18PM

Real issue is Stuffit CM plug in. I have thousands of pictures in my folders and see them with a CM (viewpick). But with Stuffit CM installed, it can take up to 2 -3 MINUTES to load the CM. I have shared this with the Stuffit folks at every release and nothing ever happened. I simply don't use it anymore



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A fix for a very slow contextual menu in the Finder
Authored by: SpiderChris on Mar 14, '06 05:20:37PM

If you are using StuffItCM on a folder that contains thousands of items, then yes, it will be slow. Think about it, StuffItCM has to open and examine each of those items to see if they contain archive contents that can be browsed. It's a quick check, but multiply it by 1000's and you get the idea.

The solution though, is rather simple. Just choose 'Preferences' from StuffItCM, select 'Menu options', and turn off Archive Browsing. This eliminates the need for StuffItCM to look at your thousands of files and you'll have immediate response gratification. You just won't get the archive browsing feature which for others, is very handy.



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A fix for a very slow contextual menu in the Finder
Authored by: jait on Mar 15, '06 06:26:19AM

it did become a bit faster.. but it is still slower than without the plugin....



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