[TxMt] Re: TM lags when switching

Dana Rea danarea at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 20:18:17 UTC 2011

I have a similar issue, when switching and away from TM and back (usually
when I receive and IM, etc). The ball starts spinning and after 10-15 secs
TM and all project windows will die. In my case, I'm not using shortcuts
(crashes have nuked unsaved data, whoops), just the trackpad on my macbook.

I'm using the latest TM on OS X 10.5 with project+. I think that the crash
has occurred when using projects with text and/or python, which were
probably stored in a dropbox folder (although I recall this happening before
I began using drop box).

Personally, I'm suspicious if this is somehow related to window focus, since
Adium will be spawning a growl notification or updating the message window.

I know this isn't a whole lot to go on, but I hope the information will be
useful. I'm not that familiar with capturing crash data on OS X, but I can
see what I can get the next time this happens.

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Scott Haneda <talklists at newgeo.com> wrote:

> On Sep 24, 2009, at 12:34 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:
> > On 24 Sep 2009, at 01:22, Scott Haneda wrote:
> >
> >> [...] There seems to be some data on this if I look, but mostly
> >> related to
> >> projects, which I am not using.  There are a few comments in various
> >> blogs where others do share the same experience.
> >
> > There is a well known and understood delay when re-scanning projects
> > while switching back to TextMate.
> >
> > As I understand what you are saying, you experience a delay when
> > switching _away_ from TextMate and _only_ if you press ⌘S
> > immidiately
> > before ⌘⇥, right?
> >
> > Find out if ⌘S is slow. E.g. try ⌘S + ⌘N — does the new
> > document appear instantly? If not, is the File menu highlighted while
> > waiting for the new document to open?
> Adding more to this.  I worked a few hours yesterday on a ssh
> connection, using cmd-j to open a file, and usual saving.  This
> problem seems to go away under those cases.  This seems to be a local
> save issue.
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