CS Prefs/Browser — Allow Background Processing — what does that setting do?

JB
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John_Blaustein
Jul 16, 2004
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Hi,

I’ve searched CS Help and this forum, but haven’t found an explanation of exactly what the "Allow Background Processing" setting does. Could someone explain?

I use the Browser extensively and have cached all my image folders and sub-folders. Once the caching is done, does the "Allow Background Processing" setting affect CS performance — that is, performace in areas other than the Broswer?

Thanks!

John

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Daryl_Pritchard
Jul 16, 2004
Hi John,

Allow Background Processing allows the generation of image thumbnails to be peformed as a background task, for use by the File Browser. So, yes, that will impact system performance, but only if new thumbnails have to be created. Since you say you’ve already cached all your images, the performance impact shouldn’t be significant at all and the incremental thubmnailing of new images likewise shouldn’t cause much of a performance hit.

Regards,

Daryl
JB
John_Blaustein
Jul 17, 2004
Thanks, Daryl!

John

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