[scribus] massive slowdown - typing int text boxes

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Feb 7 16:48:16 UTC 2015

On 02/07/2015 11:02 AM, Thorsten Rochelmeyer wrote:
> Hi all,
> latest 1.5.0 (scribus trunk) from ubuntu repository on a kubuntu machine
> (14.04, KDE desktop)
> I experience a massive slowdown when typing into text-boxes on a page
> with a couple of images (18 to be precise) on it. One letter every 2 to
> 3 seconds. I don't think i had that problem before, but i don't use
> scribus that often at the moment. The computer i use can not be
> considered a racing horse, but it usually works for me.
> Quite sure that it is a memory problem, because the problem is not there
> with a newly created document and no images.
> Ideas?

Something worth trying is to uncheck View > Show Images, to see if that
helps. In Edit Contents mode you are updating the screen/page with every
character insertion, so with 18 images that might be the problem.


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