True WYSIWYG LaTeX System
Windows     Mac     Linux  

Feature Request Comments

2017/03/08 13:09:49 UTC
Jamie Vicary    
Keep the source editor fully responsive at all times

Editing the source of a document can often make the entire IDE unresponsive, if it triggers a computationally expensive recompilation. It is of course reasonable that the live preview should hang while this is happening. But the source code editor should remain responsive; computation should be happening in another thread. If the user then wants to see the current version of the live preview, then they just have to stop typing for long enough for the live preview to catch up. Note that this would solve the issue with TikZ figures taking too long to compile, as mentioned above. There is a workaround currently implemented allowing users to edit source files with another text editor, but this is very clunky and often leads to crashes.

You can add own comment by below form:

To add comment you must be signed at Support page.

Go to see all requests