Bad performance issue when 10M size of txt in one line
Today, I encounter a bad performance issue when I use notepad++ to open a .json file.
The .json file only contains ascII charactors, but all the charactors are in one line.
The size of .json file is up to 10MB.
Then notepad++ runs very slowly.
as a result, it is almost unable to use notepad++ to view/edit the data.
This is a known issue with Scintilla (the thing that actually handles the text). Even in the most recent versions of Scintilla it still has bad performance when lots of text is on a single line. Here is the most recent discussion about it (from about 2 weeks ago) on Scintilla’s mailing list.
- OP: Will putting more RAM in your machine help you?
- How much RAM do you have now?
- Which OS do you use?
- When you run the OS how much RAM do you have available?