Re: Is scrolling in TA slow for you or is it just me?

From: mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 18:50:25 -0700 (PDT)


> When I scroll line-by-line in TA I find that it is slower to update
> the edit pane's contents, when compared with editors such as gedit
> (running on the same hardware). IIUC TA has implemented lexers in Lua
> (as well as a most of its other functionality). This is an obvious
> difference between gedit and TA and may explain the difference in
> scrolling.
> Moving the caret through the window, performance is the same as for
> gedit. It's when the caret is at the bottom of the window and the
> contents need to be updated that the update lag is noticeable.
> Is there anything I might do to improve the situation? Perhaps there's
> a configuration option that I am not aware of that might help?

Multi-language lexers like HTML, PHP, RHTML, etc. will be noticibly
slower at times because scintillua has to reparse the entire document.
Speed differences shouldn't be noticible for single-language lexers on
current hardware.


> Regards,
> Russell Dickenson
Received on Tue 23 Mar 2010 - 21:50:25 EDT

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