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

From: Robert <ro....at.web.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 02:27:22 -0700 (PDT)

On 24 Mrz., 02:50, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> 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,
no idea if that would help (if it is Scintilla who is slow) but habe
you ever played around with http://luajit.org/luajit.html ?

Robert
Received on Wed 24 Mar 2010 - 05:27:22 EDT

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