# Running in D3 Flashed Mode

Updated: 7/3/2020, 10:40:39 AM
Created: 7/3/2020, 10:40:39 AM
Last Updated By: Mike Street
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As installed, the dashboard control programs and subroutines are not flash-compiled. Complete these instructions to run the dashboard in flashed mode.

To run the dashboard in flashed mode:

  1. Log onto the MVDB account of the D3 server on which the dashboard is installed.

  2. Run these commands:

COMPILE RSS.BP (O  
COMPILE MVBP.BP (OW  
COMPILE WDB.BP (OW  
COMPILE MVDB.SUBS (O
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  1. Change attribute 1 in the COMPILE.SETUP item (controls the manner in which the Dashboard code editor compiles widget subroutines) in the MVDB.CONTROL file in the MVDB account from:
BASIC %FILENAME% %ITEMNAME%
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to:

COMPILE %FILENAME% %ITEMNAME% (O
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  1. Save the updated item. The dashboard will now run in flashed mode and will flash compile any new or modified widget subroutines.

# Warning

If you choose to run the Dashboard in flashed mode, make sure that all subroutines called from your existing applicaiton are flash-compiled as well.
See the "Compiling Programs" topic in the "BASIC" section fo the D3 Reference Manual for mor information

# Disabling Flashed Mode

Complete these instructions to disable flashed mode.

To disable flashed mode:

  1. Change attribute 1 in the COMPILE.SETUP item in the MVDB.CONTROL file in the MVDB account from:
COMPILE %FILENAME% %ITEMNAME% (O
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to:

BASIC %FILENAME% %ITEMNAME%
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  1. Save the updated item.

  2. Un-flash the programs by running the following commands:

DEOPTIMIZE DICT RSS.BP  
DEOPTIMIZE DICT MVBP.BP  
DEOPTIMIZE DICT WDB.BP  
DEOPTIMIZE DICT MVDB.SUBS
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Flashed mode is disabled.