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Remember that if you are a superuser and you have "force su into dev mode" checked, then switching modes won't affect the mode you actually see. How is the performance when you are logged out?

Tracy adds content to the DOM, so it should slow things down if anything. 

Is Tracy logging any errors (even Notices / Warnings)? Do you have any ajax calls - just wondering if Tracy is catching an error early that would otherwise slow things down for some reason?

Are you talking about  the backend or the frontend of the site being slow? Are they both slow with Tracy disabled?

Does Tracy still speed things up with all panels disabled? If not, which particular panel is increasing the speed?

 

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"force su into dev mode" is not checked and there are no errors or warnings

I didn't checked all panels, but It's enough to add one of them: ProcessWire Info or Request Info or Console or Panel Selector.

It's not speeding up with i.e. Tracy Logs or ProcessWire Logs

Backend works normal exept the pagetree. pagetree takes longer than usual.

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Another interessting thing is that the frontend seems to slow down only when logged in as superuser. For guests the Site seems to work normal.

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1 minute ago, Kholja said:

Another interessting thing is that the frontend seems to slow down only when logged in as superuser. For guests the Site seems to work normal.

Is this speed affected by Tracy at all? Keep in mind that PW's core debug mode kicks in (if it's enabled) when logged in as superuser so there will be some impact from that.

33 minutes ago, Kholja said:

I didn't checked all panels, but It's enough to add one of them: ProcessWire Info or Request Info or Console or Panel Selector.

It's not speeding up with i.e. Tracy Logs or ProcessWire Logs

I honestly have no idea at this point - I can't see why/how those panels could improve the page tree loading speed - for me the page tree ajax call is definitely noticeably slower with Tracy running - obviously it's a trade-off that I think is worth it though.

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2 minutes ago, adrian said:

Is this speed affected by Tracy at all? Keep in mind that PW's core debug mode kicks in (if it's enabled) when logged in as superuser so there will be some impact from that.

Definitely it affects the Frontend. I think a difference by factor about 20 (300ms -> 6s server response time) is probably not caused by the core. In terms of the backend I'm not sure if I'm starting to see ghosts... the impact there is not that big.
Anyway - thanks for your precious input adrian. If i find out more I will post it here.

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7 minutes ago, Kholja said:

Definitely it affects the Frontend. I think a difference by factor about 20 (300ms -> 6s server response time)

Is this on all pages or just pages of certain templates?

 

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It's affecting all templates. I created a test template with only a few fields. It has the same bad performance.

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I exported the site with ryans ProcessExportProfile Module and did a fresh install. This solved the problem. But would be nice to know what caused the issue.
Thanks Adrian for your quick  response and your support. Your posts were often helpful und a good resource for learning 🙂

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3 hours ago, Kholja said:

I exported the site with ryans ProcessExportProfile Module and did a fresh install. This solved the problem. But would be nice to know what caused the issue.

Weird - definitely keep us up to date if you find out why.

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On 2/10/2020 at 8:49 AM, bernhard said:

Thx, I'm done with my testing - asking earlier would have saved me some hundred clicks 😄 😛


$options[Dumper::COLLAPSE] = 14;
$options[Dumper::COLLAPSE_COUNT] = 7;

This worked well. It would be nice to have an option somewhere for this, but it is definitely not high priority, so don't hurry. Thx anyhow for taking it into account! 🙂 

Hey @bernhard - those are now the defaults (as per the Tracy core defaults). They are also configurable in the module settings:

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and you can also override them for a specific dump with:

d($obj, 'title', ['collapse' => 1, 'collapse_count' => 1]);

which might be handy if you are dumping lots of the same object/array in a loop and you don't want them all open which not only takes up more physical space, but also more reources.
 

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Just dumping a note here for others. If anyone notices slowness with Tracy enabled, especially when quite a few modules are active, try using php-fpm. I just switched my local set up of homebrew apache + homebrew php 7.4 over to php-fpm instead of mod_php and it has really sped things up. Also been mucking around with the database for the site I am working on, didnt realise I was on MyISAM, so maybe switching to INNODB has had something to do with it as well.

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Does anybody know the keyboard shortcut for the multi-cursor feature of ACE? I'm using CTRL-D in VSCode but that does delete the current line in ACE. Multicursor does work though, because I can select multiple items using CTRL+click. Thx!

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Is ACE Tracy's console editor? If so, then ALT-GR works for me (Windows).

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30 minutes ago, bernhard said:

Does anybody know the keyboard shortcut for the multi-cursor feature of ACE?

CTRl or CMD + click where you want each extra cursor to be.

Oops, sorry, I guess you already mentioned you had this approach working 🙂

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I'm sorry, I was not precise enough! 😅 See this example:

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The cursor is on the first $out variable and all other occurrances are outlined, so I guess there is a way to select all of them (VSCode CTRL+F2) or one by one (VSCode CTRL-D). This is how it looks in VSCode:

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In ACE Editor (on a Mac at least), you can do this sort of stuff by using CTRL+ALT + Arrow Down (or Up). Does that do what you want?

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Thank you very much adrian, not exactly, because that won't work on the last line where $out is prepended by "d(". But I found a list of shortcuts 🙂 https://defkey.com/ace-editor-shortcuts

It's CTRL-ALT-left/right

Not sure if that is an official list, but it might be nice adding a link to the console or inside the keybord shortcuts popup?

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Great! Yeah I just did a quick websearch and my link was the first result 🙂 

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@bernhard - I've added that link to the keyboard shortcuts dialog in the latest version. I've also added that dialog to the FileEditor panel.

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Great, thank you adrian! I hope it also helps others 🙂 

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Just had to look something up in the Tracy Docs and found their donation button 🙂 So if anybody wants to thank the guys behind Tracy, here's the link: https://nette.org/en/make-donation?to=tracy

Can't thank you enough (Adrian and the guys from Nette) for this awesome tool!

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@adrian could you please add the name of the field in the admin actions panel so that it is more obvious and secure?

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Here I'm deleting the field "summary" but it looks more like I am deleting the field "Text". A simple "Delete field > summary < " would do. I think it's a little dangerous as it is now - it's common to have many tabs open at the same time, so there's a high risk of clicking that button in the wrong tab accidentally.

Thank you 🙂 

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Hey @bernhard - sure thing. I did the same for template deletion as well.

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Just a quick note that the latest release fixes the "NEW SINCE" feature in the API Explorer panel. It had always mostly seemed to work, but I was often seeing results from old upgrades but wasn't sure why. I think it's now fixed, but I'd appreciate if you guys could check at your end when you next upgrade the PW core and see if it appears correct for you as well. Thanks.

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      return: pim - (class handle) This apply the edge-detect effect to the memory image.
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      * getMemoryImage

      getMemoryImage()
      return: memoryimage - (GD-Resource) If you want apply something that isn't available with that class, you simply can check out the current memory image and apply your image - voodoo - stuff
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      * setMemoryImage

      setMemoryImage($memoryImage)
      param: $memoryImage - (GD-Resource) return: pim - (class handle) If you are ready with your own image stuff, you can check in the memory image for further use with the class.
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      * watermarkLogo

      watermarkLogo($pngAlphaImage, $position='center', $padding=2)
      param: $pngAlphaImage - mixed [systemfilepath or PageImageObject] to/from a PNG with transparency param: $position - (string) is one out of: N, E, S, W, C, NE, SE, SW, NW,
      - or: north, east, south, west, center, northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
      default is 'center' param: $padding - (integer) 0 - 25, default is 5, padding to the borders in percent of the images length! return: pim - (class handle) You can pass a transparent image with its filename or as a PageImage to the method. If the watermark is bigger than the destination-image, it gets shrinked to fit into the targetimage. If it is a small watermark image you can define the position of it:
      NW - N - NE | | | W - C - E | | | SW - S - SE  
      The easiest and best way I have discovered to apply a big transparency watermark to an image is as follows:
      create a square transparent png image of e.g. 2000 x 2000 px, place your mark into the center with enough (percent) of space to the borders. You can see an example here! The $pngAlphaImage get centered and shrinked to fit into the memory image. No hassle with what width and / or height should I use?, how many space for the borders?, etc.
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      * watermarkLogoTiled

      watermarkLogoTiled($pngAlphaImage)
      param: $pngAlphaImage - mixed [systemfilepath or PageImageObject] to/from a PNG with transparency return: pim - (class handle) Here you have to pass a tile png with transparency (e.g. something between 150-300 px?) to your bigger images. It got repeated all over the memory image starting at the top left corner.
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      * watermarkText

      watermarkText($text, $size=10, $position='center', $padding=2, $opacity=50, $trueTypeFont=null)
      param: $text - (string) the text that you want to display on the image param: $size - (integer) 1 - 100, unit = points, good value seems to be around 10 to 15 param: $position - (string) is one out of: N, E, S, W, C, NE, SE, SW, NW,
      - or: north, east, south, west, center, northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
      default is 'center' param: $padding - (integer) 0 - 25, default is 2, padding to the borders in percent of the images length! param: $opacity- (integer) 1 - 100, default is 50 param: $trueTypeFont - (string) systemfilepath to a TrueTypeFont, default is freesansbold.ttf (is GPL & comes with the module) return: pim - (class handle) Here you can display (dynamic) text with transparency over the memory image. You have to define your text, and optionally size, position, padding, opacity for it. And if you don't like the default font, freesansbold, you have to point to a TrueTypeFont-File of your choice.
      Please have a look to example output: http://processwire.com/talk/topic/4264-release-page-image-manipulator/page-2#entry41989
      -------------------------------------------------------------------





      PageImage Manipulator - Example Output


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