performance in emacs displaying a huge thread

Alan Schmitt alan.schmitt at
Wed Jan 15 23:30:48 PST 2020

Hi Örjan,

On 2020-01-15 21:15, Örjan Ekeberg <ekeberg at> writes:

> 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.

Both work great, thanks. I did not think of using a universal argument.

> 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.

I'll give it a try. Thanks again,


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