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Bug 3069 - background filename dialog completions broken in e-conf
background filename dialog completions broken in e-conf
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 1999-05-26 11:39 EDT by Adam Spiers
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 17:33:15 EST
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Description Adam Spiers 1999-05-26 11:39:27 EDT
Completions don't work in e-conf "Backgrounds/Add New/Background
Image/Browse" dialog e.g. type /usr/sh and press TAB and you get
/usr/share/xxxx where xxxx is the first file listed in /usr/share,
rather than simply having the current directory changed to /usr/share,
all files/directories in /usr/share listed, and the "selection" buffer

Similar file/directory dialogs elsewhere seem to work fine
P.S. please add enlightenment and e-conf components to bugzilla!
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-05-27 11:14:59 EDT
Confirmed in test lab.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-05-27 11:15:59 EDT
Confirmed in test lab.
Comment 3 Preston Brown 1999-09-23 12:34:59 EDT
assigned to owen taylor.
Comment 4 Owen Taylor 2000-02-03 17:33:59 EST
This seems to be a problem having to do with the rather unusual
(non-standard, unsupported) way that e-conf uses the GTK+ file selector,
and does not occur with the similar file selector + preview which is
standard in GNOME.

Since e-conf is a legacy tool that is replaced in e16, since
the background selector in e-conf is not the standard way of
selecting a background in the GNOME environment, I'm marking this

Thanks for the report, though.

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