Quick Start - optimal OrgVue performance in browsers

As OrgVue runs in a browser session on your PC, our standard advice for optimal performance is:

  • Choose to run OrgVue in a single browser session, with a single open tab (the one you are using for OrgVue).
  • Always use the latest available version of Flash: you can always access this link http://www.adobe.com/uk/software/flash/about/ to check for latest versions.
  • Consider starting a clean browser session when starting to work with OrgVue i.e. close down the current browser session outright, saving work, then restart the browser prior to beginning OrgVue work - this action will completely refresh browser memory

The above advice can be particularly important if you work with Internet Explorer

If using Internet Explorer, please ensure only one IE session is open, and only one tab open within that single browser session when performing OrgVue activity.

The way Internet Explorer handles its browser memory is different from other browsers, such that the best advice when working with Internet Explorer would always be to have a open a single IE browser session, and a single tab within that session, only, for optimum performance results.

Additional Guidance

  • As OrgVue has high memory requirements in larger datasets, the client machine is always recommended to have at least 4GB RAM.
  • When working with large datasets, please ensure that the minimum number of applications are open in the background, therefore maximising the amount of free memory.
  • Consider using Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. This may give better results as it runs Flash Player as a separate process, and thus performs differently in low memory environments.
  • Chrome browser places a memory limit on what can be copied, which can impact export.  Chrome imposes a limit of 1 MB reading and writing from the copy buffer. If the buffer is bigger than this, it will be blocked by Chrome, and therefore the recommendation would be to use e.g. Firefox instead.
  • Everyone tends to have a personally preferred browser, and over time utilities are often installed, called Add-Ons, which may impact overall browser performance. If you are experiencing performance  problems in OrgVue with your "familiar" browser, please try again with an "unfamiliar" one e.g. if you usually use Internet Explorer, retry in say Firefox

If you have an OrgVue performance problem that you do not believe is covered by the above, please contact OrgVue Support

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