Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 354591
File selection dialog mouse wheel scrolls incorrectly
Last modified: 2013-07-02 19:23:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
When scrolling in the file selection dialog using the mouse wheel, one click of the mouse wheel makes the selection scroll by one page plus one line. This means some entries in the dialog don't get displayed.
nedit implements mouse wheel scrolling by overriding the translations for various forms of <Btn4Down>,<Btn4Up>. Lesstif apparently decided to add builtin support for mouse wheel scrolling, but they did it by adding the translations to the variations of <Btn4Down>. The effect is that using the scroll wheel causes the list to scroll by the number of lines defined by lesstif, plus the number of lines defined by nedit. Since lesstif by default scrolls by a page minus one line, the additional scrolling by nedit causes the window to scroll too far.
The fix is to change nedit to use variations of <Btn4Down>, and then when nedit overrides the translations, it will override the default lesstif translations. This will restore normal behavior of nedit. A patch to do this has been posted to the nedit mailing list, though not apparently incorporated into nedit:
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open file selection dialog
2.Scroll either of the lists with the mouse scroll wheel.
Applied patch to fix this, update is comming soon. Thanks.
nedit-5.5-12.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update nedit'
nedit-5.5-12.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
nedit-5.5-13.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.