[TxMt] Re: TM lags when switching

Dana Rea danarea at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 20:24:30 UTC 2011

Actually, I'm going to try following this advice from Rob McBroom in another

On Dec 27, 2010, at 9:23 AM, Max Lein wrote:

> > I have noticed that especially after upgrading to 10.6, TextMate has
become more and more crash prone -- especially after switching from another
app back to TextMate. I use it mainly in larger LaTeX projects in
conjunction with git and nowadays it would crash, two, three times a week.

I don't think this is TextMate's fault. Let me guess: You're using the
ProjectPlus plug-in. Does the issue below sound like your problem?


I don't know if it will ever get looked at, but as a temporary fix,
disabling status flags for Git should keep it from crashing. They usually
aren't accurate anyway, in my experience.


Rob McBroom


On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Dana Rea <danarea at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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