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simonmichael committed Jun 11, 2019
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@@ -296,12 +296,16 @@ When you press `g`, the current and all previous screens are
regenerated, which may cause a noticeable pause with large files.
Also there is no visual indication that this is in progress.

`--watch` is not yet fully robust. It works well for normal usage,
but many file changes in a short time (eg saving the file thousands of
`--watch` is not yet fully robust. It works well for normal usage, but
many file changes in a short time (eg saving the file thousands of
times with an editor macro) can cause problems at least on OSX.
Symptoms include: unresponsive UI, periodic resetting of the cursor
position, momentary display of parse errors, high CPU usage eventually
subsiding, and possibly a small but persistent build-up of CPU usage
until the program is restarted.
until the program is restarted.

Also, if you are viewing files mounted from another machine, `--watch`
requires that both machine clocks are roughly in step.


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@@ -176,6 +176,9 @@ when you reload the page or navigate to a new page.
If a change makes a file unparseable,
hledger-web will display an error message until the file has been fixed.

(Note: if you are viewing files mounted from another machine, make
sure that both machine clocks are roughly in step.)

# JSON API

In addition to the web UI, hledger-web provides some API routes that

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