The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418   Message #1871145
Posted By: Stilly River Sage
29-Oct-06 - 01:52 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Okay. Serious business here. Two threads show Mom has lost a lot of weight today, down to 8071 from near 14,700. I tried the "printable view" trick and 14,642 posts appear. Despite fact that earlier research appeared to have everything there ready to read in an instant, it takes a long time for the whole thing to load.

The REAL TEST was to try to "SAVE" dear mother to a file somewhere. Nearly gagged IE several times. There is now a file on my desktop that is 9.7 meg in size, an IE file, with the printable view of MOM MOAB. And out of a perverted sense of curiousity, I further gagged my computer by doing a "select all" on the printable view and doing a "paste" manuver into Word. The poor thing is STILL writing to the file, and it is up to 1226 pages. (There's no way in Hell I'm gonna run a spellcheck on this thing when it finishes!) It saved the table formatting and narrow margins so it is a rather spendthrift form of storage. I'm going to go take a shower, and when I come back, I'll see if it has finished so I can turn off the computer.

The things we'll do for MOM. . .