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Bug 173309 - Hexviewer does not display ASCII chars anymore
Hexviewer does not display ASCII chars anymore
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
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Reported: 2005-11-16 03:07 EST by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-16 08:57:10 EST
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Description Enrico Scholz 2005-11-16 03:07:05 EST
Description of problem:

The Hexviewer in the embedded viewer does not show the printable ASCII chars
anymore but prints only '.'.

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
0. open an xterm
1. 'mc'
2. move to a file and F3
3. press F4
Actual results:

In the right column, only '.' are displayed

Expected results:

Right column shows printable chars and replaces only the non-printable ones by '.'

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Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2005-11-16 08:57:10 EST
Ok, it was caused by a bug in the UTF-8 patch. The original code tried to
display the UTF-8 characters even in the hexviewing/editing mode, what's pretty
odd. I removed this ill-designed feature to display the characters correctly.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2005-11-16 13:50:29 EST
From User-Agent: XML-RPC

mc-4.6.1a-0.15.FC4 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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