[OS X TeX] TeXShop 2.20

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 28 15:28:19 EST 2009

On Jan 28, 2009, at 1:52 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> Another useful data point: Vincent sent his long source file to me.  
> There is no slowdown on my machine when inserting extra text near  
> the middle, near the start, or near the end, even if I deliberately  
> try to type as fast as I can.
> In fairness, I need to report that one other user reported an  
> editing slowdown in an earlier version of TeXShop, which probably  
> still persists. In that case, I WAS able to reproduce the behavior  
> on my machine. I haven't had time to diagnose that problem yet.
> Dick
>> On Jan 28, 2009, at 11:12 AM, Vincent Verfaille wrote:
>>> While TeXshop versions up to 2.19 had no problem with long files,  
>>> version 2.20 is very (very very very) slow about editing.


Hmmmm... I just tried 2.20 out on my old PowerBook (1.67GHz PPC), 2GB  
RAM, OS X 10.5.6 and the TeXBook source file and there is very  
noticeable slowdown. Something going on on the PPC side? When I did  
this with my Macbook Pro I saw no slowdown.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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