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

From: phayz <russelldicken....at.gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 03:33:08 -0700 (PDT)

On Jun 19, 3:26 pm, Brian Schott <briancsch....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> The next version of Textadept will include Scintilla 2.12, which is
> significantly faster at scrolling on my netbook than any previous
> versions.
>
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 3:47 PM, phayz <russelldicken....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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?
>
> > Regards,
>
> > Russell Dickenson

Brian,

Thanks for the news. I also subscribe to the Scintilla mailing list
but haven't tried the latest release.

Regards,
Received on Sun 20 Jun 2010 - 06:33:08 EDT

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