Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157400
candidate window position at 0,0 in Evolution Task
Last modified: 2014-03-25 20:52:08 EDT
Description of problem:
For all CJKI, users are required to select candidates from the candidate window.
In evolution, this candidate window is always positioned at 0,0. As a result, it
obstruct users from seeing what was typed earlier. It would be ideal if the
candidate window is positioned below the cursor.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 evolution
2. Go to task list
3. Go to new task entry in the widget
4. Type "sushi", space, space
5. observe rthe position of the candidate window
candidate window block the user from seeing what was typed earlier
candidate window positioned below the cursor
Has this bug been filed upstream?
Yes. I have added to the External Bugzilla References section in our bz, towards
the bottom of the page.
Is this actually fixed upstream now (looking at that upstream report)? Which
Created attachment 129172 [details]
It looks as if the bug does not appears anymore as the text being typed is
Lawrence, can you please confirm...
(In reply to comment #9)
> Created an attachment (id=129172) 
> problem description
> It looks as if the bug does not appears anymore as the text being typed is
Apparently you are confused. this is saying that the candidate window doesn't
follow at the bottom of the cursor.
This bug is not fixed yet. It still exists. Candidate window is not appearing
below the cursor. Tested on the package versions :
Tested on O.S. : Fedora Core Release 5.89 (Rawhide) i386.
Created attachment 131788 [details]
Modified an upstream patch, documented it & adapted it to latest codebase.
Things work perfect at my end now.
QE, kindly test.
Matthew, to apply the patch, kindly go to the $evolution/widgets/table directory
& then apply the patch.
Done - evolution-2.7.3-7
candidate window positioned below the cursor, which was expected behaviour
Upstream has updated the patch, can you please look at
Updated the patch in Rawhide - evolution-2.7.4-2
Changing component from evolution-data-server to evolution.
working fine with following version: