Bug 16856 - no "redraw screen" option
Summary: no "redraw screen" option
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: David Mason
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-08-24 10:54 UTC by David Balažic
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-24 10:54:15 UTC
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Description David Balažic 2000-08-24 10:54:13 UTC
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 14:30:40 UTC
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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