spinning beach ball slowdown



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spinning beach ball slowdown

Postby rhonda » Thu, 05 May 2005 10:36:16 GMT

I have a client using Excel X. When she goes to the Insert Menu -> Name
-> Create, the beachball spins for about 20 seconds. She also has her
worksheets linked, and it appears that the ball is spinning while the
linked data is loading. Could the slowdown be due to the linking of
worksheets are could it be something else? She says she never had any
slowdown in os 9. Thanks for any advice!

Re: spinning beach ball slowdown

Postby Jim Gordon MVP » Fri, 06 May 2005 07:53:02 GMT

Hi Rhonda,

Are the linked documents on a hard drive that has to spin up?  You'll 
get the beachball while MacOS waits for a drive to become available.


Jim Gordon
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