[OS X TeX] TeXShop 3.38: Delay in switching to editor window

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Aug 3 20:17:06 CEST 2014

On Aug 3, 2014, at 1:15 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> On Aug 3, 2014, at 12:36 PM, James Crippen <jcrippen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am reliably experiencing delays in switching to the editor window in
>> the latest TeXShop. The delays are 2 to 3 seconds long. The focus
>> shifts off of whatever other window I was on and the editor window
>> comes forward, but it does not highlight until the delay is complete.
>> The cursor also does not appear, and I don’t see any text I type until
>> the delay is over. The system may switch spaces back to the window if
>> I’ve switched spaces during the delay.
>> There is also a shorter delay associated with the preview window. I
>> don’t experience any delay in the console.
>> I don’t know if this happened in the earlier versions since I upgraded
>> directly from 3.36.2 to 3.38.
>> I can run a spindump and other diagnostics if so desired, but I’m not
>> set up to compile sources from scratch.
>> Thanks,
>> James
> Howdy,
> I'm certainly not seeing that behavior here; typing Cmd-1 does an immediate switch between Source and Preview and I can immediately type in the Source window. Are you talking about some other windows? Do you have something running in the background that is intercepting keystrokes? Are you getting a beachball? How is you Disk space and/or RAM space? Does it happen even just after booting up?
> PS: There are no released intermediate versions between 3.36.2 and 3.38.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)


Oh... forgot (at least) one more thing. Are you working on a networked volume?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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