[texworks] CPU resources
Paul A Norman
paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 11:23:15 CET 2011
This was happening before, and I only have your updated
autocomplete.js on board.
On 6 February 2011 22:12, Henrik Skov Midtiby <henrikmidtiby at gmail.com> wrote:
> An earlier version of the autocomplete.js script could enter an
> infinite loop, if it was activated with no words in front of the
> The problem was fixed 31 of january with the new version uploaded to 
>  http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=261
> On 6 February 2011 02:51, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Still had this happening with Tw from time to time - I have no idea
>> what condition causes it - is there anything I can look up - a log or
>> After you quit Tw - the laptop fan still running hot, and CPU usage high.
>> Tw has disappeared from view - looks like it has shut down.
>> Tw does not show in Task Manager / Applications list, but does in
>> Task Manager / Processes - looking like it is utilising almost all of
>> half a duel core processor..
>> Has to be explicitly killed or it looks like it will hang around until
>> the machine is rebooted or shut down, otherwise when this happens, it
>> never seems to disappear from Task Manager / Processes by its self.
>> I'm running ver 729 (just reinstalled it from
>> TeXworks-w32-v0.3r729-build1.zip, to be sure) but it is misreporting
>> as version 728
>> ----- configuration info -----
>> TeXworks version : 0.3r728 (MinGWcross)
>> Install location : D:/latexportable/LaTexUtils/TeXWorks/texworks/TeXworks.exe
>> Library path : D:/latexportable/LaTexUtils/TeXWorks/texworks/config\
>> pdfTeX location : D:/LaTeXPortable/LatexUtils/MiTeX 2.8.3541
>> Operating system : Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
>> Qt4 version : 4.7.1 (build) / 4.7.1 (runtime)
>> On 16 January 2011 15:40, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I realise this can probably not be directly answered but write it up in
>>> case any one has more information on it towards future resolution..
>>> I was running Tw 0.3, rev 726, (Xp Pro SP3, dual core), and noticed that the
>>> fan on the lap top was running 'hot'.
>>> So explored to see what was using the CPU.
>>> Tw was the culprit.
>>> Yet all I was currently doing was just editing.
>>> So opened a new blank Tw document and closed the Tw document I had been
>>> Still Tw was churning through the CPU.
>>> So I closed it (the last Tw window), and still it showed as an
>>> active process churning through the CPU around 50% (half a dual core).
>>> I extinguished the Tw process, and the CPU returned to normal, and the fan
>>> stopped racing.
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