Bug 249752 - Fullscreen gnome-terminal right and bottom border issues
Fullscreen gnome-terminal right and bottom border issues
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
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Reported: 2007-07-26 15:58 EDT by Jakub Jelinek
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:58 EDT (History)
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Description Jakub Jelinek 2007-07-26 15:58:59 EDT
When using gnome-terminal --full-screen --hide-menubar
with hidden scrollbar (Monospace 16 font, white on black if that matters),
with FC6 or earlier gnome-terminal the right and/or bottom borders when
the display width or height is not a multiple of character width or height
were always painted in the background color, which is IMHO the best choice.
Now in F7 gnome-terminal they inherit the background color of a neighbouring
character, which is quite ugly, because the bottom line or rightmost column
of chars looks higher or wider than the others (e.g. start mc in such
gnome-terminal on 1680x1050 display and the bottom and the cyan backgrounds of
Help, Menu, View etc. will be higher).  But what's worse, it doesn't paint that
at least all the time, sometimes it gets painted in some color and is sticky
since then till the whole screen is redrawn.  E.g. on the above mentioned
1680x1050 display where I have 38 lines with Monospace 16 font and char height 27
there is 24 lines high border at the bottom.  Start
joe /etc/termcap
(which paints
** Joe's Own Editor v3.5 ** (utf-8) ** Copyright (c) 2006 **
line with white background and black letters on the last line, after the last
** it is standard black background and new in F7 paints the border below
these letters using white as well) and press PgDn - suddenly the bottom line
contains some text, white foreground, black background, but the bottom border
was not repainted and is kept as a white box.

Similarly on 1600x1200 display with mutt, the currently highlighted subject
is painted with a different color background (depends on mutt settings, it can
be e.g. red or white) and F7 gnome-terminal paints also the neighbouring right
border with that color.  Now press say down key such that it starts auto-repeating, the highlight bar will move down, but the white or red box
remains in the border.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:41:35 EDT
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:58:36 EDT
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