Bug 18489

Summary: gnome-terminal doesn't remember Select-by-word characters
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Damien Miller <djm>
Component: gnome-coreAssignee: Havoc Pennington <hp>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Dale Lovelace <dale>
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Version: 7.0CC: dr
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Description Damien Miller 2000-10-06 02:30:34 UTC
The gnome-terminal doesn't store the "Select-by-word characters" preference
when it is changes from the preferences dialog.

To replicate:

1. start a gnome-terminal

2. right click on terminal to bring up context menu

3. Select 'Preferences...'

4. Add an underscore to the beginning of the "Select-by-word" characters.

5. Click "OK"

6. Exit the gnome terminal

7. Repeat steps 1 through 3

The underscore that was added in step 4 has not been saved.

Comment 1 Damien Miller 2000-10-06 02:33:42 UTC
hmmm - actually gnome-terminal seems to ignore the contents of "wordclass" in
.gnome/Terminal altogether. Even with an empty "wordclass=" line in the config
it still uses the default word chars.

Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2001-01-31 22:57:43 UTC
This appears to be fixed in gnome-core-1.2.4-3 (although I can confirm seeing it
in the stock 7.0 gnome-terminal)