Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 160544
Find dialog: misplaced input
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:52:41 EST
Mark Schwartz in
When selecting "Find" from the toolbar, the dialog comes up properly.
However, when typing in the text to search for, nothing appears in the
input field in the dialog.
I noted however, when using a mouse to expand the lower border of the
dialog window, the text appears in a space, below the dialog and above
the window border.
I have my window behaviour (in KDE) set to "Focus follows mouse", and when the
window opens initially (focused), the text appears in the correct place.
After moving the mouse pointer out of the find dialog and then back (ie.
unfocus and then focus again), _then_ the text starts to appear in the wrong
Curiously, I cannot replicate the behavior with metacity under GNOME. The text
is always misplaced, irrespective of the mouse/focus settings.
Thanks for the follow up.
For reference, upstream report (no responses so far):
Still occurs in FC-5 and FC-6, bumping to non-EOL'd distro version.
21.5.28 doesn't seem to fix it, nor F7.
*** Bug 238872 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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Ville et al,
I gave up on XEmacs quite some time ago and am using Emacs 23 from cvs under F8.
Unless somebody else is still bothered by this issue, as far as I am concerned,
it can be closed.
Thanks for the follow up.
I've just verified that the issue is still present in F-8, leaving open.
Originally, I reported this bug because of issues in PyMol and MatLab, unaware
of issues in Xemacs. Specifically, the PyMol (0.99c) main menu text entry box
had the same kind of issue: typing in it would be to no avail (typing in the
visualization window is fine), and MatLab file open/close dialogs would have
similar behavior. However, the PyMol issue seems to have been resolved as of
FC7. I don't have MatLab on this machine, but perhaps someone could report on
whether its behavior is similarly resolved? If so, then that would indicate at
least some progress has been made.
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