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Speeding up Sheet Upgrades??

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Finderski
Pro
Sheet Author
Compendium Curator
I have a sheet worker to upgrade a sheet...I needed to create a bunch of new fields and the such and when an existing sheet is upgraded, I usually have to open the sheet, close the sheet and wait a few minutes before all the updates are recognized on the sheet...meaning if I don't do that, I get a bunch of errors spewing out in the chat window. I've sometimes had to close the sheet and exit the game for everything to not produce the errors... Are there any tricks I might be missing to refresh the sheet after the upgrade is complete?
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Natha
Forum Champion
Sheet Author
API Scripter
Do you have on("change:") trigger events for these attributes that could be fired in cascading way? If you didn't manage carefully when to do silent or not silent setAttrs in your update function(s), the cascading effect(s) can turn into a long update time, or worse, infinite loops. I would check that first, I think.
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Finderski
Pro
Sheet Author
Compendium Curator
There are on("change...") trigger events.  How do I fire things in a cascading way?
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Edited 1547051739
Natha
Forum Champion
Sheet Author
API Scripter
Doing a setAttrs({myattribute: a_value}) in a sheet worker function will trigger any on("change:myattribute", ...) event. If you want to modify myattribute without triggering the on("change:...") event, you have to do a silent setAttrs: setAttrs({myattribute: a_value}, {silent: true}); Cf.&nbsp; <a href="https://wiki.roll20.net/Sheet_Worker_Scripts#setAttrs.28values.2Coptions.2Ccallback.29_.5BAsynchronous.5D" rel="nofollow">https://wiki.roll20.net/Sheet_Worker_Scripts#setAttrs.28values.2Coptions.2Ccallback.29_.5BAsynchronous.5D</a>
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GiGs
Pro
Sheet Author
API Scripter
Of course if you are relying on the on:change &nbsp;events to do your updating, using silent will likely cause you problems. But it's better not to rely on those events to do the upgrade, and using silent is best. It's more work to program all the updates within the upgrade script, but your upgrade will go smoother and much faster.