Re: Bug 768 is still there (at least for me)


Subject: Re: Bug 768 is still there (at least for me)
From: Aaron Lehmann (aaronl@vitelus.com)
Date: Tue Jun 27 2000 - 15:11:48 CDT


According to the comments in the bug, AbiSource cannot reproduce the bug.
Neither can I. But I think there is a fundamental difference. I am using
the compose key (Multi_Key) to insert characters. You seem to be using a
finnish layout. I'll have to try that.

Aaron Lehmann

On Tue, 27 Jun 2000, Sami Pesonen wrote:

> Abiword crashes when typing non English craracters (like ) when
> <CAPS LOCK> is pressed on. There is no problem with <SHIFT> key and
> these characters, only with <CAPS LOCK>. Is there anyone who can
> reproduse this bug?
>
> I have crashed AbiWord with versions 0.7.8, 0.7.9 and 0.7.10.
> My system is Red Hat Linux 6.1 with latest Gnome 1.2. And my
> keymap in X is 'fi'.
>
> And here comes step-by-step instruction that I earlier sent to Paul
> Egli:
>
> 1. Start AbiWord
> 2. Put <CAPS LOCK> on (if it isn't allready)
> 3. Press <>
> 4. AbiWord core dumps
>
> And if you have problems changing X's keymap here comes:
>
> 1. go to virtual terminal 1 with <CTRL>+<ALT>+<F1>
> 2. login as root
> 3. edit your XF86Config file with command: emacs /etc/X11/XF86Config
> use what ever editor you want (pico, vi, vim)
> 4. change line XkbLayout="yourkeymap" to XkbLayout="fi"
> 5. save your changes by <CTRL>+<X>+<C>
> 6. go back to virtual terminal 7 by pressing <CTRL>+<ALT>+<F7>
> and log out and log in, so your keymap will change to fi
> 7. crash AbiWord! You find <> next to right from <L>
>
> Feel free to ask more, if problems.
>
> /Sami Pesonen - mailto:spesonen@dlc.fi
>
> http://gnome-fi.sourceforge.net/ - Gnome Finnish Translation Team
> http://www.saunalahti.fi/spesonen/sami/ - My homepage
>
>



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