[scribus] massive slowdown - typing int text boxes

Thorsten Rochelmeyer thr-news at rochelmeyer.com
Sat Feb 7 17:16:22 UTC 2015

Am 07.02.2015 um 18:01 schrieb JLuc:
> I sometime have very bad slowdown issues on a powerfull machine with
> 16Go memory.
> Maybe not as bad as yours but sometime one letter a second.

Oops! Was just thinking about adding some memory, but if that does not
solve the problem ...
> I have sometime had the feeling that i could improve this
> in the following ways :
> - only use ONE layer. A second layer is not worth the induced slowdown
> (thats http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=12825)

I barely ever use layers. Maybe i should, but i never learned to do so.
> - use the very latest video drivers for your graphic card.
>   it's worth carefully searching on your graphic card internet site
>   whether they provide recent drivers for linux, and install them

Will investigate in that later.
>   My card is an Intel ivybridge, I used
> https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads

Nvidia ;-(
> - only use linked text frame when you really need them

Those frames are not linked, but that is good to know, anyway.
> It still remains very strange that such simple operation
> as typing one letter takes so much time sometime.

Yep. I thought we left those issues behind us about ten years ago.



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