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BarItem event "Click" and memory leaks

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23555 Jan 14,2005 09:04 AM UTC Jan 18,2005 12:16 PM UTC WinForms 4
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Asked On January 14, 2005 09:04 AM UTC

Hello, I noticed that your menu does not free references to Form where it is placed. I Attached small sample. Please check. I Created MDI app with 2 forms: Parent(Form1) and Child(Form2) Form1 contains button for create and show Form2. Form2 contains Button for allocate memory and syncfusion tool bar with 1 button. How to test: 1. Open Windows Task Manager 2. Start app 3. Open Form2 4. Close form2 5 Repeate step 3,4 while program will explosion( about 5-6 times). OutOfMemeryException. So it does not free memory. OK. Now lets fix this problem. 1. Open Source code Form2.cs and comment line 109. like that // this.barItem1.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.barItem1_Click); 2.Compile app and run. 3. Repeate first test. 4. You will notice that it will free memory and you will never get OutOfMemeryException. Conclusion: When I subscribe to event "Click" of BarItem it reference to Form2. Then I close form and BarItem does not free reference to Form2 so GC can''t free memory of Form2 as it is referenced by BarItem. Regards, Slava. SyncMemoryLeak_3057.zip

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 14, 2005 06:21 PM UTC

Hi Slava, To prevent this problem you need to have an appropriately named Toolbar in your MainFrameBarManager. The Child needs a matching Toolbar to merge its BarItems into. You don''t need to populate this Toolbar with any BarItems, but it does need to be created by the MainFrameBarManager. I fixed the problem in your sample by creating a Toolbar named MainToolBar in Form1. I''ve run it through my own Memory Profiler and the memory appears to be freed now. Regards, Gregory Austin Syncfusion, Inc. SyncMemoryLeak_5240.zip

Replied On January 18, 2005 06:02 AM UTC

Yes, it works. Thx. But I don''t like that idea. if application contains many child forms and every child form contains several toolbars then I must to create so many empty tool bars on the main form. does syncfusion plan to resolve this problem by another way? Regards, Slava.

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 18, 2005 12:05 PM UTC

Hi Slava, We''ve logged a QA report regarding this issue and are looking into it. Thank you for your patience regarding this matter. Regards, Gregory Austin Syncfusion, Inc.

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 18, 2005 12:16 PM UTC

The QA is #822. I apologize for the omission. Regards, Gregory Austin Syncfusion, Inc.


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