[OS X TeX] TeXShop 2.20

Vincent Verfaille vincent at music.mcgill.ca
Thu Jan 29 13:54:56 EST 2009

Hi Herb,

On 28-Jan-09, at 3:28 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> 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.

Thanks for checkingSo I may not be the only one, finally....

On 29-Jan-09, at 11:09 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Once syntax coloring is complete for the entire file there is still  
> a fairly dramatic slow response time if line numbering is turned on.  
> If you turn line numbering off there is then a dramatic speed  
> increase to normal levels.

Off course, I did my performance tests after the syntax coloring was  
finished, and noticed similar performance decrease with line numbering  

Knowing that Richard Koch is informed about this question, I leave it  
to his expertise.
Thanks all for your valuable input.


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