Re: [code] [textadept] Input delay

From: Klaus Borges <klausborgs.att.gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:27:26 -0300

Mitchell and Bill,

Is there a way to automatically wrap lines at a number of characters or by
hard wrapping you meant manually breaking the lines after n characters?
Toggling wrap mode (ctrl-alt-backslash) doesn't solve that issue apparently.

Thanks,

On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:

> Hi Klaus,
>
>
> On Sun, 5 Aug 2012, Klaus Borges wrote:
>
> Mitchell,
>>
>> I hope you don't mind, but I'll use a text generator to illustrate my
>> problem since the only file I have at hand right now is a plain text file
>> of a story I've been working on. I used bacon ipsum (
>> http://baconipsum.com/?paras=**50&type=all-meat&start-with-**lorem=1<http://baconipsum.com/?paras=50&type=all-meat&start-with-lorem=1>) set to
>> 50 paragraphs and I pasted it into a new file. It has basically the same
>> structure as the story, since my paragraphs are long lines. When I paste
>> the generated text twice, it starts lagging.
>> I recall having input lags while editing a ruby project and some C source
>> files too.
>>
>> Isn't there a workaround or fix for these issues? I tested some bulkier
>> editors and they seem to handle it pretty well, I monitored CPU and memory
>> usage and it's normal. And it doesn't seem to be GTK either, since gVim
>> runs pretty smooth.
>>
>
> When I pasted the text from your link into ta I noticed that indeed the
> lines are very long. If I recall correctly, Scintilla has been notorious
> for slowing down on long lines. Bill's suggestion about line wrapping might
> help.
>
> Download a copy of SciTE and see if it also slows down. Like ta, SciTE
> uses Scintilla and if exhibits slowdown, then the lag is occuring in
> Scintilla.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mitchell
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