[TxMt] cocoApell really slows down TextMate

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Tue Jan 24 14:40:07 UTC 2006

On Jan 24, 2006, at 7:05 AM, Sune Foldager wrote:

> On 24/01/2006, at 6:00, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> TextMate is smart enough to not underline your keywords and  
>>> commands, so just use the system spell checker if your language  
>>> is supported.
>> Aha! That is good news. :-)
> Well maybe, cause I use the built in spell checker too, and it  
> pretty much makes it useles in LaTeX. Try this: Write a long line  
> spreading across say 10 lines in softwrap and enable spell checker.  
> Then try to add something to the line etc. This littereally takes  
> _seconds_ on my machine. I don't know if it matters how many words  
> are miss-spelled, but that's likely to make it even slower I  
> suppose (for that, use the lorem snippet to generate the text).
> That said, it's not really a problem when used in the languages  
> where the checker is only applied to limited portions.

I have disabled cocoAspell and enabled the built-in Mac OS X spell  
checker to check spelling as I type and I am not seeing the slowdown  
you describe for long lines. I have soft-wrapped paragraphs that are  
20+ lines long and I can type very quickly within them.

-- Gary
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