Delays the updating of specified panes until all state changes have been performed.
with-atomic-redisplay delays the updating of the specified panes and their descendants until the exit from the
Most CAPI pane slot writers update the visual appearance of the pane at the point that their state changes, but it is sometimes necessary to cause all updates to the pane to be left until after they are all completed. The macro
with-atomic-redisplay defers all visible changes to the state of each pane in
until the end of the scope of the macro.
with-atomic-redisplay does not cause Graphics Ports drawing operations to the
to be deferred.
with-atomic-redisplay can be used recursively. The actual display happens when exiting the outermost invocation.
CAPI User Guide and Reference Manual (Macintosh version) - 25 Feb 2015