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zpaolo11x

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zorder and performance
« on: March 21, 2019, 08:50:28 AM »
Excuse my complete ignorance... is there a performance hit if one "abuses" of zorder? Let's say my layout has a lot of zorder explicit declarations going on, is this worse than having everything layied out correctly in the first place?

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Re: zorder and performance
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2019, 07:17:29 AM »
guess nobody knows.....im just so used to not using them..

instead of using zorder,      I perfer to use donut files to keep all my " art, sounds, animation" separated

then just call them from layout.nut
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Re: zorder and performance
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2019, 07:24:04 AM »
What do you mean exactly? Can you explain more?

In my layout I have to shuffle zorders because I have to raise one item above other items but below all other elements. I tried to do it without zorder but I couldn’t ...

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Re: zorder and performance
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 11:58:14 AM »
I made a layout a while back that did a lot of z-order monkey business, and I didn't notice anything. That was on an Intel dual-core though, not a Pi or anything.

I think recent updates to AM have changed z-order handling, but I thought it was just the ordering. I don't think it should be slower (or faster).