'm using Pages on OS X 10.7.5 and the colored ball shows up a lot stalling the program. Is it supposed to be that slow?
You either have very little space left on your Hard Drive, OSX likes a minimum of 10% free, have a long document with lots of images, have Time Machine set to use a hard drive that goes to sleep a lot, or a combination of all these.
Thanks for the tips.
I checked; Time machine is off, no images in document, hard drive over 75% free but energy saver and screen saver set to 15 minutes. Will change to 1 hour and observe.
Applications / Utilities / Activity Monitor
Check what exactly is happening when it goes slow. Do you hear hard drive activity for example?
You may have a 3rd party haxie or background application causing the problem.
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