Niagara Workbench Performance Tips
Posted on 2018-20-06 18:08:00
When you're doing a lot of graphics in Workbench the application starts running slow and might even crash. However, there are some configuration changes you can make to increase performance and prevent the application closing intermittently.
Workbench uses a built in browser (javafx) to look at html pages. Change this to use the JxBrowser instead. You can change which browser to use by modifying
the system.properties files. The file is usually located at:
Open the file with a text editor and add the following line at the end of the file:
The only downside I've seen to this so far is you don't get all HTML5 browser features, like applying an FE color matrix over a PNG.
If you're running 4.3 or above, there should be a "toggle preview" button at the end of the toolbar when looking at a Px graphic. This will show you your Px page rendered in a browser.
Additionally, check out the article on how to increase station memory.
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