From: David Chart (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 15 2002 - 14:55:47 EST
On Fri, 2002-11-15 at 13:07, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Of course, it's not up to me when to release, but I think the
> caret and selection problems are enough to make the tree
> pretty much unusable on Unix as it stands. IMO, we should
> all buckle down and try to fix these problems, even if it
> means delaying the release by a week.
It's not unusable (I'm using it), but it isn't a pleasant experience.
> I spent some time working on the selection problem this
> morning. I think the problem is in some mouse event resetting
> the selection (m_iSelectionAnchor in FV_View _is_ being reset
> where it shouldn't be), since I don't get the same behaviour
> using the keyboard.
This is the problem with clicking and dragging to select a block of
I will also note that if you delete, the cursor gets ahead of the
delete, and if you are a fast typer it is possible to type a character
at that position before the 'deleted' character is actually removed. I
filed a bug for this, but I've not got round to uprating it from
> We aren't getting the same behaviour on Windows. I can only
> assume this has something to do with the recent double-buffering
> changes, although I can't for the life of me imagine why..
The problems predate Martin's commits for that.
-- David Chart http://www.dchart.demon.co.uk/
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