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Bug 16856 - no "redraw screen" option
no "redraw screen" option
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Mason
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Reported: 2000-08-24 06:54 EDT by David Balažic
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-24 06:54:15 EDT
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Description David Balažic 2000-08-24 06:54:13 EDT
there is no "redraw screen" or "repaint screen" command
to be found in GNOME/sawmill ( didn't check KDE ).
In the old days fvwm had this in the main pop-up menu.

This is needed when some app messes up the display, like
xteevee -root -static , a demo from xscreensaver.

Maybe it is a bug in X server , but a "redraw screen"
command is nevertheless needed , IMHO.
Comment 1 David Mason 2000-08-24 10:30:40 EDT
This just doesn't happen that often in GNOME (at least in my experience) and
when it does, most of us usually run xrefresh from a terminal. If you find you
do this alot, you can make a launcher on the panel with xrefresh as the command.

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