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Most digital editors you are used to directly show the changes you make. That kind of editor is called a WYSIWYG-editor; a What You See Is What You Get editor.

Compare that to editors where you write and do not directly see the result; for example LaTeX for writing. When you are used to seeing the changes instantly, you may also apply this mindset to LaTeX. Then you are the equivalent of a F5-spamming monkey, when it is not really needed.

Are you really productive when you keep waiting for it to compile on every minor change? When do you see the pattern of your change, and will you trust that it will give the output that it should?