[OS X TeX] TeXShop 3.77 slow opening source files?

Gary L. Gray euler at psu.edu
Mon Mar 6 11:36:09 EST 2017

> On Mar 6, 2017, at 10:31 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:murrayeisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Since updating TeXShop to version 3.77 (under macOS Sierra, 10.12.3), opening source files from the “Open Recent” menu or opening a new source file (whether using the shortcut key or the File > Open > New menu item) takes from 2.5 to 3 seconds. This seems like an interminable delay compared to what I recall as a MUCH snappier performance with preceding versions. I _never_ recall seeing the “spinning beach ball” before when opening a source file.
> Has anybody else noticed this?  What could be the cause?
> I have not seen any similar delay with other apps I frequently use, which open files essentially instantaneously.

I have an NAS device at home and I noticed that, when one or more of its volumes are mounted, it can impact the speed of Open and Save dialogs, which may also impact opening recent files. Do you have any network storage devices attached?


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