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

From: phayz <>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 19:29:21 -0700 (PDT)

On Mar 24, 11:50 am, mitchell <> wrote:
> Hi,
> > 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.
> Mitchell

Mitchell and Brian,

Thanks for your replies. I forgot that TA uses Scintilla. Regardless
the speed is OK for me, but as usual, I would prefer more. :) That's
not going to hold me back from using TA though.


Russell Dickenson
Received on Tue 23 Mar 2010 - 22:29:21 EDT

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