performance in emacs displaying a huge thread
ekeberg at kth.se
Wed Jan 15 12:15:59 PST 2020
Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt at polytechnique.org> writes:
> September 07 [13/5767]
> It takes forever to display (I've waited a few minutes and it was still
> stuck). I know it's a lot of messages, so is there a way to just display
> the 13 that match? Or to limit the total number of messages displayed?
I think opening the thread with C-U RET instead of RET does exactly
that, i.e. only shows the matching messages.
In less extreme cases, using tree view (ALT-RET) may be an option since
it does not have to format the contents of the entire thread.
I have a vague recollection that someone pointed out that it is the
indentation that takes most of the time and that turning off indentation
speeds up the display of huge threads.
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